The City of Sanford Building Division is dedicated to providing reliable customer service for all of your permitting needs as well as ensuring safety for all of our residents through strict enforcement of the Florida Building Code, State Statutes and City Ordinances.
** Please Note**
As of Monday, December 17, 2018 the City of Sanford Building Division will be implementing a new Building Permit Processing System called Citizenserve.
To access the Citizenserve Online Customer Portal please click on the following link:
All permit projects are required to be applied for using the Citizenserve Portal. The portal allows for application of permit, electronic plan submittal, inspection scheduling, payment of fees and access to building permit information.
(Available on 12.17.2018)
The City of Sanford Building Division now offers 3 options for inspection scheduling. For internet scheduling, please access your permit through theCitizenserve Online Portal. For phone scheduling, please call 888.606.3726. This number also allows for text message scheduling. For instructions on how to schedule inspections by text message, please text your email address to 888.606.3726 and instructions will be provided.
If you have Permitting Questions or need general assistance, please contact our office at 407.688.5150. Follow the prompts and select "Permitting".
Please take a few minutes to complete our Building Customer Service Survey.
The Current Building Codes in Effect are the 2017 Florida Building Code and the 2014 National Electric Code. All plans submitted must be designed to meet the current code editions.