Building and Zoning
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The Building and Zoning Division is composed of six major activities: Code Enforcement, Permit Center, Building Code Administration, Contractor Licensing, Business Process and Technology, and Impact Fee Assessment.
The Code Enforcement activity investigates complaints of potential county ordinance violations and performs code-related inspections.
Questions about code compliance?
Email CodeCompliance@volusia.org or call 386-736-5925.
Click to file a complaint online.
The Permit Center activity processes all building permit applications from intake to issuance; reviews applications for zoning setbacks and allowed uses based on the parcel’s zoning classification; and scans all documents and plans for records retention.
Questions about permitting?
Email PermitCtr@volusia.org or call (386) 736-5929
Questions about zoning?
Email Zoning@volusia.org or call (386) 943-7059
Click to view building permit information online.
The Building Code Administration activity reviews building plans for compliance to county, state, and federal codes, and inspects construction for consistency with the approved plans.
Questions about plan review?
Email Building@volusia.org or call (386) 626-6591
The Contractor Licensing activity administers a county-wide database, issues competency cards and listings, and investigates complaints of unlicensed activity.
Questions about contractor licensing?
Email ContractorLicensing@volusia.org or call (386) 736-5957
Click to view contractor information online.
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 permitting?
Email ConnectLive@volusia.org or call (386) 736-5943
Click to go to Connect Live.
The Impact Fee Assessment activity reviews building plans for assessment of impact fees based on the use and location.
Questions about impact fees?
Email ImpactFees@volusia.org or call (386) 736-5924