Growth and Resource Management
Mission: The Growth and Resource Management Department exists to facilitate sustainable, safely built communities and conserve natural resources by providing excellent customer service through proactive outreach, cooperative policies, and efficient processes.
Road Impact Fee Update
On October 2, 2018, the Volusia County Council heard a presentation from Duncan Associates of its Road Impact Fee Study of September, 2018. The council directed county staff to schedule public stakeholder meetings, one in each of the four impact fee zones, to provide information and obtain feedback from the public.
Schedule of meetings:
- Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, in the first-floor training room of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand
- Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, in the Brannon Center, 105 S. Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach
- Thursday, Oct. 25 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, in the Deltona CIty Hall Commission Chambers, 2345 Providence Blvd., Deltona
- Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, in the Daytona Beach City Commission Chambers, 301 S. Ridgewood Ave., Daytona Beach
The Duncan Associates study and presentation as well as the staff presentation may be accessed from the following links.
All commercial and residential building, planning and environmental applications are online and can be submitted electronically.Connect Live permits
Connect Live is the county’s online application and information source for growth management. Anyone can research properties, contractors and permits, or even submit a code violation complaint. Licensed contractors can apply for building permits while other users can submit applications that do not require a contractor. All registered users can check the status of their applications, make payments, and schedule inspections. Click here to see what you can do online!
On Dec. 6, 2012, the County Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2012-155 supporting Central Florida's "Open for Business" initiative to promote business climate, great service, job creation and business investment by streamlining the permitting process and other action steps.