Building & Fire Prevention Construction

News:

v  The Florida Building Code 6th Edition will go into effect on January 1, 2018. All permit application submittals received after January 1, 2018 are required to be designed to the 6th edition Florida Building Code. To view the current draft of the FBC 6th edition, please click on the following link: https://codes.iccsafe.org/public/collections/FL or go to floridabuilding.org and click on Florida Building Code>Draft-6th Edition (2017) FBC. 
To see a summary code comparison between the FBC 5th and 6th Editions, please click on the following link:
 http://www.floridabuilding.org/fbc/Links_to_Code_Resources.html 

v  Pursuant to Chapter 2017-29, Laws of Florida, effective July 1, 2017, the permit fee surcharge paid to the Florida Building Commission, has been reduced from 1.5% to 1%.

v  Online permitting is now available to licensed contractors! Create a username and password to access our online permit application. A hold for review may be placed on online permits for properties within our Historic District. Permit Online Portal


Online permits that are currently available:
-Commercial Mechanical
-Commercial Reroof
-Residential Electric
-Residential Reroof/Recover
-Residential Mechanical
-Windows & Doors

Vision

Our vision is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the residents, visitors, and property owners of Mount Dora by creating safer buildings.

Mission
We are dedicated to the protection of the public health, safety, and welfare of all who live, work, and visit the city by providing professional, consistent, uniform enforcement of the codes and superior customer service.

Values
  • Customer service
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Education
  • Quality
  • Public service

Overview
Building and Fire Prevention Construction Services is tasked with oversight for all new construction projects, additions, and alterations of existing structures, including fire life safety and fire protective systems, through permitting, plan review, inspections, and final acceptance.

This is accomplished through enforcement of the provisions of the Florida Building Code, the Florida Fire Prevention Code, and the City of Mount Dora Code of Ordinance.

Notice

The Florida Building Code 6th Edition will go into effective on December 31st, 2017. All permit application submittals received after December 31, 2017 are required to be designed to the 6th edition Florida Building Code. To view the current draft of the FBC 6th edition, please click on the following link: https://codes.iccsafe.org/public/collections/FL or go to floridabuilding.org and click on Florida Building Code>Draft-6th Edition (2017) FBC


To see a summary code comparison between the FBC 5th and 6th Editions, please click on the following link: http://www.floridabuilding.org/fbc/Links_to_Code_Resources.html