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Permit Center


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 Safety at (386) 736-5940 or click here to visit their website. Additional fees will apply.

New Payment Location
Beginning Tuesday, January 5, 2021, in-person cash or check payments will only be accepted by the Volusia County Treasury and Billing Division, which is located in the Historic Courthouse at 125 W. New York Ave., Room 120, DeLand. Payments will still be accepted online using the Connect Live web portal or by credit card in the Permit Center, which is located at 123 W. Indiana Ave., Room 203, DeLand. Applicable fees may apply.

Inspection Cut-off Time: The cutoff time for scheduling "next day" inspections is 3 pm.

Helpful hints

  • Original signed forms and an appropriate number of copies must be submitted to the Permit Center.
  • To obtain the parcel number for your application please use the Connect Live property search. If the property is located in a city in Volusia County, you will be shown city contacts with phone numbers and email addresses as well as links to the city's website.

Current Fee schedules

Fee resolution for building permit fees (Fees are adjusted annually by the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index. Adjustment of 0.6 percent effective October 1, 2020)
Stormwater fees (pro-rated at time of Certificate of Occupancy)
Solid waste fees (garbage/recycling/yard waste)

Impact Fees

If you are building a new home, constructing or expanding a commercial building, or changing the use of an existing building anywhere in Volusia County, an Impact Fee review is required. Click here for more information.

Building Permit Applications
(Print applications on 8.5 x 14 paper)

The following files are in pdf format. To view or print them you need the Adobe Acrobat Reader.  Download one for free.

Commercial Permit
Commercial permit application
Addition/Alteration application (accessory structures/additions/alterations)
Commercial Low Sloped Roof Application 
Tower & Antenna Co-Location application
Commercial checklist (first page has Concurrent Review checklist)
Sea turtle lighting acknowledgement form 
After the Fact Commercial Permit Information
Building and Zoning Change of Use Requirements
Commercial Permit Information Guide
Pre-power request form
Temporary underground service request form
Survey requirements

Demolition Permit
Demolition application
Site plan checklist
Survey requirements

Docks/Seawalls/Revetments Permit
Addition/Alteration application (mark dock or other)
Docks, dunes, seawalls and revetments checklist
Site plan checklist
Survey requirements

Electric Permit
Minor permit application (mark electric)
Limited electric use certification form
Sea turtle lighting acknowledgement form 
Survey requirements

Fence Permit
Fence Addition/Alteration application (mark fence)
Site plan checklist
Survey requirements

Fire Permit
Minor permit application (mark fire)
Fire safety information guide
Survey requirements

Gas Permit
Minor permit application (mark gas)
LP gas  installation
Site plan checklist
Survey requirements

Generator Installation Permit
Minor permit application (mark generator)
Generator installation checklist
Generator installation guide
Site plan checklist
Survey requirements

Mechanical Permit
Minor permit application (mark mechanical)
Energy forms
HVAC emergency change-outs
HVAC replacement commercial rooftop

Plumbing Permit
Minor permit application (mark plumbing)

Pool Permit
Addition/Alteration application (mark pool)
Pool Safety Act form
Sea turtle lighting acknowledgement form
2014 FBC Pool Fence and Barrier
Simplified total dynamic head (TDH) calculation worksheet
In-ground pool checklist
Above-ground pool information sheet
Pool Final Affidavit
Site plan checklist
Survey requirements

Residential Permit
Residential and mobile home application (new or replacement)
Addition/Alteration application (accessory structures/additions/alterations)
Residential permit submittal checklist 
Blower Door Test form (effective July 1, 2017)
Class II stormwater permit application
Sea turtle lighting acknowledgement form
HUD-approved manufactured home installation worksheet
Mobile home flood zone specifications
Energy forms
Residential Permit Information Guide
After the Fact Residential Permit Guide
Residential Plan Review Checklist
Single-family residential information sheet
Affidavit of drainage control (ADC)  
Pre-power request form
Temporary underground service request form
Variance application (drainage review for crown of the road and floor level)
House moving
Pre-house moving
Work without a permit guide  (residential work started without a permit)
Site plan checklist
Survey requirements

Roof Permit
Minor permit application (mark re-roof)
Low sloped roof information form
Commercial Low Sloped Roof Application 
Sloped roof information form
Deck nailing affidavit
Installation (after the fact) Architect/Engineer affidavit
Underlayment and flashing affidavit
Reroof Inspection Procedure

Sign Permit
Sign permit application
Sea turtle lighting acknowledgement form
Site plan checklist
Survey requirements

Solar Permit
Minor permit application (mark solar)
Site plan checklist
Survey requirements

Architect/Engineer affidavit
General affidavit
Window and door Architect/Engineer affidavit

Notice of Commencement Forms
Notice of commencement  (use 8.5" x 14")
Notice of commencement affidavit
Notice of commencement termination


Blower Door Test Affidavit 
Blower Door Test Form
Change of contractor
Extension letter
Non Conforming Lot Combination / Acknowledgement
Owner builder statement/affidavit
Permit authorization
Public records request
Replacement jobsite copies
Request for additional information (permits not issued) 
Revision form (only for issued permits)
Substantial improvements disclosure statement (CCCL/FEMA)

Helpful Info
One and Two Family Dwelling Inspection Checklist
Expired Permit Procedures
Florida's Construction Lien Law
Online Interactive GIS maps (including Flood Information Mapping and Wind Speed Maps for Building Construction)
View the Florida Building Codes
Volusia County Environmental Health service map
Drainage and Erosion Retaining Wall Policy

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

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