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Permit and Zoning Center

Original signed forms and an appropriate number of copies must be submitted to the Permit Center. If your project is within a city boundary, you may obtain the applications from their municipal building department. To obtain the parcel number for your application please go to the Property Appraiser's web page.

The following files are in pdf format. To view and print the files you will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader.  If you do not have the most recent version you may download one for free.

Some updated forms are not yet fillable.  Please be patient as it will be available in the near future.

Our Building Permit applications have changed and are available below. Please be sure to use the new applications. Effective December 1, 2014, the old applications will no longer be accepted. If you have any questions about the appropriate application to use you may email the Permit Center.

Building permit applications (please use 8.5" x 14")
Commercial permit application
Residential/mobile home application
Sign permit application
Addition / Alteration application
Demolition application
Minor Permit applicaton
Tower & Antenna Co-Location application

Other applications
Variance application (drainage review for crown of the road and floor level)
House moving
Pre-house moving

Fee schedules
Building permits and mobile home permit fee schedule
Stormwater utilities fee schedule 
Residential solid waste fee schedule garbage, recycling and yard waste
Fee schedule for construction permits

Residential permit submittal checklist 
Commercial checklist (first page has Concurrency Review checklist)
Docks, dunes, seawalls and revetments
Swimming pool - inground checklist
Generator installation checklist

Architects and Engineers
General affidavit
Roof deck nailing
Roof underlayment and flashing
Roof installation after the fact
Window and door
Drainage control
Notice of commencement affidavit

Change of contractor
Coastal control substantial improvements disclosure
Energy forms (choose Central)
Extension letter
HUD-approved manufactured home installation worksheet
HVAC emergency change-outs
Low-sloped roof information
Limited electric use
Notice of commencement  (use 8.5" x 14") (fill Adobe Reader 8)
Notice of commencement affidavit
Notice of commencement termination
Owner builder statement/affidavit
Permit authorization
Pool Safety Act form
Public records request
Replacement jobsite copies
Request for additional information (permits not issued) 
Revision form (only for issued permits)
Residential sloped roof application information
Simplified total dynamic head (TDH) calculation worksheet
Sloped-roof application information (exempt roofs or reroof over existing single layer)
Substantial improvements disclosure statement
Temporary underground services

Information sheets
Above-ground pool information sheet
After the Fact Commercial Permit Information
After the Fact Residential Permit Guide
Building and Fire Safety Change of Use Issues 
Cancellation policy
Coastal Construction Control Line Permit Information - For local approval letters contact Scott Ashley at sashley@volusia.org or 386-943-7059.
Commercial Permit Information Guide
Expired Permit Procedures
Florida's Construction Lien Law
2010 FBC Pool Fence and Barrier
LP Gas  installation
Generator installation
HVAC Replacement Commercial Rooftop
Mobile home flood zone specifications
Online Interactive GIS maps (including Flood Information Mapping and New Wind Speed Maps for Building Construction)
Residential Permit Information Guide
Residential Plan Review Checklist
Single-family residential information sheet
Site plan checklist
Survey requirements
View the Florida Building Codes
Violation - work started without a permit 
Volusia County Environmental Health service map

Mike Nelson
Interim Building and Zoning Director
386-626-6591, ext. 12083

Diane Zarzycki
386-626-6591, ext. 15844


Scott Ashley
Senior Zoning Manager
386-943-7059, ext. 12014

John H. Stockham
Planner III/Ombudsman
386-943-7059, ext. 12617

Yolanda Somers
Staff Assistant II
386-943-7059, ext. 12777

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