Building Division



 In observance of the upcoming holidays, our office will be closed on the following dates:

Monday, May 29, 2023   Memorial Day

Monday, June 19, 2023   Juneteenth

Monday, July 3, 2023   Day before Independence Day

Tuesday, July 4, 2023   Independence Day

Monday, September 4, 2023   Labor Day

Friday, November 10, 2023   Veterans Day

Thursday, November 23, 2023  Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 24, 2023   Day after Thanksgiving

Monday, December 25, 2023   Christmas Day

  Any inspections scheduled during these holiday dates will be moved to the next business day.  

Online Permit Applications

  Please visit our Online Permitting page for more information on submitting your permit online.
Contractors -  Apply for a permit online

Owner/Builders - You will need to submit your permit in person to our office located at 510 N. Baker Street, Mount Dora (inside City Hall on the 2nd floor).

ALL permit types are available for online submittal for licensed contractors. Permit Online Portal
 * CONTRACTORS - please set up your online account and contact our office at  352-735- 7115 to get your account linked.  Once your account is linked, you will be able to sign in and apply for your permit.  


Permit Utilization Report

To view the current month's Permit Utilization Report, please click here  



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


The Building Division 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.