Building Main

Location InformationLocation: 1101 East First Street Sanford, FL 32771 [View Map]
Phone: (407) 665-7050
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-5:00PM
** Last Customer sign in is at 4:30 PM **

There is a Permit Technician Staff meeting each Wednesday morning from 8:00-8:30 am.   


        *** ATTENTION ***      

The New Building Codes go into effect on December 31, 2017

Select this link to view the new codes:  2017 Florida Building Code / 2014 National Electrical Code

Attention - Effective August 1, 2017

Permits will be required for the installation of bars or grills over windows or doors per the 2014 Florida Building Code Residential Code - Article 310.4.


To provide efficient customer service while striving to ensure the continued safe physical construction of the built environment. Enforcement of the building codes in a fair and equal process.

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The Building Division contributes to the health, safety and welfare of those who live and visit our County through the observance and enforcement of mandated federal and state statutes and County ordinances regulating the construction and alteration of buildings and structures.

Information Available Online

Adopted Codes

Adopted Codes
A list of the current codes that Seminole County utilizes.

Permits Online

Building Permits Online
Submit request for application number, view permits and applications, schedule and view inspections online


Who to contact with your Building and Permitting questions.


Development Services Customer Satisfaction Survey
In Development Services, we are committed to continuous improvement. It is important to our department that you experience excellent customer service while we work to meet your needs. We value your comments and suggestions. Please take a few moments to let us know how we are doing.

Forms and Applications

Forms and Applications
Forms and applications you can use to do business with Seminole County.

Flood Prone Areas

Flood Prone Areas
Important information about areas susceptible to flooding within the County.


Forms, applications, processes, fees and more relating to acquiring permits.