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Building Code Permit Procedures

To obtain a permit please follow the steps in the permit procedures document below. This outline applies to *most* jobs. Provisions for special circumstances must be arranged in advance with the Building Official. Plans dropped off without all the necessary forms, information, or payment will not be processed. A summarized checklist follows at the end of the document.

Permit Procedures Adobe pdf document icon

If you have any questions regarding when permits are required please see section “105 Permits” in the Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014).

Building Permit ApplicationAdobe pdf document icon

BCO Fee Proposal Form for New Permits After July 1, 2017 Microsoft Excel document icon This form must accompany all new project submittals with the Document Review Form.

For revisions and additional submittals after the initial package, please contact the UCF Building Code Office or your project manager for guidance on the appropriate Revised Proposal form to accompany the set. In addition to a Revised Proposal, all submittals must also be accompanied by Transmittal to UCF BCO with a full description, date and number of copies of each item type in the package. If the documents reflects changes to previously submitted sets, a narrative description of every change by document page is also required. Changes to previously reviewed plans must also be identified by “cloud” on the plan sheets.



Building Code and Fire Safety Contacts

Main Phone: 407-823-6300
Fax: 407-823-0945

P.O. Box 163500
3540 Perseus Loop
Bldg. 16A, Facilities and Safety
Orlando, FL 32816-3500

Building Code Official

Ning Li
Building Code Office Manager

Michelle Humphries
Fire Safety / Plans Review

Marcel Fernandez
Fire Safety / Drills and Training