Important inspection information:

All building inspections will be scheduled in the order requests are received.  When an inspection date is full, new inspection requests will be scheduled for the next available inspection date. To schedule a partial inspection, call our office at 352-438-2400.

Driveway and Utility Inspection requests must be received by 3:30 p.m. prior to the requested date to be eligible for Next Business Day Inspection scheduling. All requests received after 3:30 p.m. will be scheduled at least two days from receipt.

Important notices:
 > Click here to view new fee rates effective in July.
 > Click here for information on the new lien search fees.
> Email addresses included on permit applications improve communication.
> Transportation Impact Fee Update Study

Marion County Building Safety strives to ensure the health, safety and public welfare of the built environment in Marion County by enforcing the Florida Building Code and related Marion County ordinances in an efficient and cost-effective manner. To ensure a safe built environment, the department issues permits, reviews plans, verifies contractor licenses and performs inspections for each project.

Do you live in a Deed Restricted Community? Click here before you apply for a permit.

Apply for a permit Request or cancel
an inspection

Local resources
Marion County Property Appraiser
Marion County Clerk of Courts

State resources
Department of Environmental Protection-District offices
Florida Building Commission-Building information, codes, product approval and more
Online Sunshine-Florida statutes
Municode-Code of ordinance library

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