Mission: The Growth and Resource Management Department exists to provide a better quality of life for all Volusia County residents by facilitating the development of a well-designed, efficient, healthy and safely built environment that enhances community identity, coexists with the natural environment, and promotes sustainable development.
EFFECTIVE July 1, 2014, one-third of the Residential Fire, Thoroughfare Road, and Local and District Parks Impact Fee rates will remain suspended for parcels identified on the Residential Impact Fee Temporary Suspension Map.
Effective January 1, 2014, the SCHOOL IMPACT FEE will be $3,000.00 per new dwelling unit until December 31, 2016. The fee will decrease to $2,500.00 per dwelling unit beginning January 1, 2017.
With the latest phase of Connect Live Permits, registered contractors can apply online for licenses, demolition permits and certain types of residential permits. Other registered users can submit certain application types online.
New wind speed maps for building construction
On March 15, 2012, the 2010 Florida Building Code took effect statewide. The new wind speed maps as contained in
ASCE7-10 are incorporated into the code. There have been changes in the contours of the wind zones, the location of the
windborne debris region(s) as well as the provisions for the calculation of pressures. Please click below to see the
wind speed maps for Volusia County and also to determine what areas are subject to windborne debris requirements.
Florida building category chart, wind speed maps and wind-borne regions for Volusia County [PDF]
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