gadsden county

Building Department

The Building Department ensures the health, safety and public welfare of the built environment in Gadsden County by enforcing the 2020 Florida Building Code 7th Edition and related Gadsden County ordinances. It is responsible for processing building permit applications, plan reviews, code compliance inspections, and monitoring construction projects to ensure they meet the quality and safety standards as required by Florida. 
The Building Department is dedicated to helping protect the life, health, and property of all the citizens of Gadsden County from the hazards of facility design and construction. Whether you are remodeling a home, building your dream house, or constructing a new business, we look forward to serving you.

 seeking to obtain permits are required to submit using the online portal . Search Gadsden under jurisdiction. All permit types are now available for online submittal. 
Don't have an account yet? Click here to create one. (if you are a contractor and have not done work within the county please contact us before permit submittal, 850-875-8665)

*Starting January 1, 2021, please see Used Manufactured Home Inspection Checklist for requirements and regulations on used mobile homes. Gadsden County will require a Code Compliance Permit with a fee of $143.00 before moving a used mobile home within the county*
*Any Permits changing the footprints of the property will have to go through Planning and Zoning first to meet their requirements. (850)875-8663*
Please see bottom left-hand side for useful links.
Building and Planning Departments will be accepting customers by appointment only.
To set up an appointment please call (Building: 850-875-8665 & Planning 850-875-8663)

Upon entering the building masks are required to be worn at all times.