Select this link to view the new codes: 2017 Florida Building Code / 2014 National Electrical Code
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.
Building Permits (BP) Online offers building permit information 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Use this service to apply for miscellaneous permits, schedule inspections, retrieve inspection results, look up plan review comments and view permit application status. Click the button below to get started.
* Fire Inspections are not available for scheduling through Building Permits (BP) Online. To schedule a fire inspection, please call 407-665-7422.
* BP Online works best with Internet Explorer and Firefox web browsers. It may not function properly with other web browsers, such as Safari and Chrome.
Unavailable between 11:30 PM to 5:00 AM
Unavailable between 11:30 PM to 5:00 AM
Please note, the Building Division will not be able to do a concurrent plan review without prior approval from the Planning and Zoning Division.
After you submit an application you will receive an automated response, confirming that your application was successfully submitted, along with your application number. You may now use that number to track the application’s progress.
That’s OK; please continue with your application. We always verify and correct the owner information before issuing any permits. However, if you notice that the current owner is not listed in our database, please let us know in the “Notes” section of the online application. An executed warranty deed with all signatures or a HUD settlement statement may be submitted with your permit package.
We currently still accept permit applications over the counter at the Building Division office located at 1101 E. 1st. Street, Sanford FL 32771.
Your permit number is assigned during the application process and can be found on the paperwork you receive. It is also referred to as “application number”.
Step 1: You will need the following information to schedule an inspection:
Step 2: From the BP Online menu, select “Schedule/Cancel Inspections”, enter the permit/application number, and select Submit
Step 3: Select “Schedule an Inspection”
Step 4: Choose the permit for which you need the inspection
Step 5: Choose an inspection from the list or select one of the other options to see more inspection choices
Step 6: Select the inspection you want and then choose from the list of available dates
For more information about scheduling inspections, please contact the Building Division at (407) 665-7050.
There are a number of reasons that you might not be able to schedule an inspection online. Some of the more common reasons are:
Contact the Scheduling office at (407) 665-7050 for more help with scheduling inspections.
Yes, if you are canceling prior to 12 a.m on the day of your inspection. If you need to cancel an inspection of the day of your scheduled inspection, call the Building Division at (407) 665-7050.
You can check online who is assigned to your inspection. Select the following link: https://egov.seminolecountyfl.gov/Click2GovBP/SelectPermit.jsp which opens the Building Permits online page. Select the application number option and input your permit number, then select the Submit button. Once the new page opens, select Inspection Status from the options in the left column. Select the type of permit inspection you scheduled, then select the Inspection Type scheduled for today. A new page will open listing the type of inspection, the Inspector’s Name and phone number. Simply call the inspector directly to find out when he or she expects to arrive. While we make every effort to accommodate everyone's busy schedules, we cannot guarantee specific times for inspections. Actual arrival times vary, depending upon work load and locations.
For other questions or comments about Building Permits Online, please use the “Email Us” option from the online menu, or call Seminole County Building Division at (407) 665-7050 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org