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Click here to view the list of when a building permit is required.
Online here or come into one of our office at 7375 Powell Rd, Wildwood, FL.
Cash, check, cashier's check, or money order made payable to Sumter County BOCC are accepted in the office.
Debit or credit card payments are accepted for online permits.
The contractor or owner of the property.
If your permit has not expired, extension requests shall be submitted using the link here.
If your permit has expired you will need to reapply with all required documents and pay the permit fees. Please identify in the description the expired permit #
It is valid until 180 days past the issue date or the last approved inspection.
Our goal is to process the application within 5 business days for residential permits and 14 business days for commercial permits. Please note that submitted applications with incomplete information may result in delays. For information about submittal requirements, please visit here.
Click here to submit an application online.
Click here to schedule an inspection online. Or call 352-569-1529, Please have the permit # , job site address, type of inspection and your contact name and phone #.
Inspections requested via Cityworks online permitting portal here before 8:00 pm of the preceding business day will be scheduled for the following business day or the Inspection Line at 352-569-1529 before 4:00 p.m. of the preceding business day.
We can only provide an estimated time if you contact the office on the day of the inspection at 352-689-4400.
Effective January 1, 2024 we use FBC 2023 8th edition.