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Building and Code Administration

Public information regarding permitting procedure and inspections

Notice for Inspections of Occupied Dwellings

New requirement
Florida Fire Prevention Code (FFPC) Permits: 
If you are applying for a commercial construction building permit, you may also be required to apply for a FFPC Fire Permit, based on the activity or operations your project will perform or support. For information regarding the requirements or answers to specific questions, you should contact Volusia County Fire Rescue at 386-736-5940 or click here to visit their website. Additional fees will apply.

Connect Live

Online permitting and code
compliance. Learn more! 

Building and Code Administration Division

The Building and Code Administration Division is composed of five major activities: Code Compliance, Permit Center, Building Code Administration, Contractor Licensing, and Business Process and Technology.

The Code Compliance activity investigates complaints of potential county ordinance violations and performs code-related inspections.

Questions about code compliance?
Email or call 386-736-5925.
Click to file a complaint online.

Permit Center

The Permit Center activity processes all building permit applications from intake to issuance and scans all documents and plans for records retention.

Questions about permitting?
Email or call (386) 736-5929
Click to view building permit information online.

Building Code Administration

The Building Code Administration activity reviews building plans for compliance to county, state, and federal codes, inspects construction for consistency with the approved plans, and provides flood zone information. For individual property inquiries within the unincorporated county, email your request to

Questions about plan review or inspections?
Email or call (386) 626-6591

Contractor Licensing

The Contractor Licensing activity administers a county-wide database of contractors, issues competency cards and listings, and investigates complaints of unlicensed activity.

Questions about contractor licensing?
Email or call (386) 736-5957
Click to view contractor information online.

Business Process and Technology

The Business Process and Technology activity works to optimize business process flows; provides technical support for the department's database, public portal and other software applications; and interprets analytics to ensure managment has reliable data. The County’s online permitting system, Connect Live, is managed by this activity.

Questions about online services or payments?
Email or call (386) 736-5943
Click to go to Connect Live.

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If you don't find what you're looking for you can reach out to us through our contact form. Thank you!

123 W. Indiana Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
(386) 736-2700

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