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Owner builder permits are allowed, if the property is the owner's permanent residence and the owner is not planning on selling the property within one year of the permit being finaled. An owner builder exemption form is required to be read through thoroughly, signed, and notarized at the time the owner applies for the permit.
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Your issued permit is good for 180 days. (6 months) You will get another 180 days for each passed inspection.
The Building Department excepts permit applications between the hours of 8:00AM and 4:00PM.
At this time, only licensed contractors can pull certain online permits. Send your state license and workers compensation, showing the City of Mount Dora as the certificate holder, to firstname.lastname@example.org
Once your company is in our system, you can go to this link to create a username and password. https://accessmygov.com/Home/Index?uid=2414
Our office will link you on our end and provide you with a PIN number.
These are the current online permits:
-Residential Roof Recover
-Windows & Doors
As of June 1st, 2018, Mount Dora Building Department is requiring that any small projects that have documents that are 11x17 or under, to submit one plan per application. Listed below are a few examples of projects that will only need one plan:
-Residential and Commercial Reroofs
-Windows and Doors
-Residential and Commercial Mechanical
-Aluminum Screen Enclosures
-Residential and Commercial Fences
Any larger projects that required any documents over 11x17 need to submit 2 sets of plans.
Please speak to a permit technician about your project details and what plans are required.