Building & Fire Prevention Construction


    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


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

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.

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

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.