Apply for a Building Permit
Step 1: Submit an Application
The information you provide on your application and associated documents will become a permanent record of that permit. It is vitally important that the following information is accurate:
Once your application is approved you will be given a permit number for tracking. When you call or make inquiries online, please provide your permit number.
Residential roofing, mechanical, and plumbing change-out permits can be issued immediately online - apply here.
Step 2: Submit Plans and Specs
Once your application has been approved you may submit building plans & spec sheets for review. You can submit paper sheets or you can upload online.
How do I submit paper plans?
- Include a cover sheet that lists the permit number, construction address, and your contact information.
- Each plan sheet must be signed & sealed by the design professional. We cannot accept printed versions of digitally certified signatures.
- Submit only one (1) set of plans & specs. We no longer require 3 copies.
- Drop off or mail your hardcopies to:
1 Courthouse Square
Kissimmee, FL 34741
How do I submit plans online?
To upload plans for review, you must register for an account on our Online Permit Center. The plan files must be digitally signed by the architect / engineer. Read more about this requirement here. If you submit digitally please do not submit a paper set to our office as well.
Step 3: The Review Process
After we've received your full submission our departments will conduct their review. You will receive automatic email notifications if your email was used to initiate the application. Otherwise you can monitor your permit status using these steps.