A notice of commencement is required when the value of the work exceeds $2,500. In the case of repairing or replacing an existing heating or air conditioning system, a notice of commencement is required when the value of work exceeds $7,500. (F.S. 713.13)
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A permit is not required for small manufactured sheds (storage/utility) under 50 square feet (5 x 10) in area, with no permanent base/slab. Sheds are not permitted in the front yard and the minimum set-back requirement from the rear and side property lines is 7.5’. Sheds need to be anchored to the ground for wind resistance. Anchoring kits are available from various manufacturers, Home Depot and Lowes.
Sheds greater than 50 square feet and less than 150 square feet and 10’ or less in height require a building permit. The required setback minimum is 7.5’ from the rear and side property lines. Sheds larger than 50 square feet but less than 120 square feet do not require signed and sealed engineering. The structure may be pre-fabricated or constructed using commonly accepted construction practices with approval from the building official. A survey/site plan showing that the shed will meet the 7.5’ set-back from the rear and side property lines and the construction details and specification must be submitted with the permit application.
For structures between 121-150 square feet, signed and sealed engineering or Florida State Manufactured Building approval is required. A survey/site plan showing that the shed will meet the 7.5’ setback from the rear and side property lines and the construction details and specification must be submitted with the permit application.
Structures over 150 square feet or 10’ in height must meet principle building setbacks and the Land Development Code requirements for Detached Garages. Principle building setbacks vary by zoning district. The city’s zoning maps and district regulations can be located at the following link: Zoning Districts & Maps. A survey and drawings and specifications signed and sealed by a registered design professional are required.
No Accessory structures are permitted in any platted easements.
The Volusia County Property Appraiser website can provide owner information at VCPA. There you will find numerous ways to view the most current information on file.
Yes. The permit application, available on-line or in the Building Department, requires that you provide samples of the colors to be used and a $15.00 permit fee.
Garage Sale Permits can be purchased online by emailing email@example.com or visiting the Building Department, Room 104 at City Hall.
Tree permits are obtained from the Neighborhood Improvement Department at 386-676-3352. Once your permit is prepared, it can be picked up at the Building Department, Room 104 at City Hall.
Log into ProjectDox, select your project, project reports, workflow-Department Review Status, view report. This will allow viewing of each departments review status. Note: you must be the applicant on the project, non-applicants will not have access.
In Ormond Beach, buildings on the mainland are not required to have impact protection. New buildings on the beachside are required to have impact protection. Replacement windows on beachside need impact protection unless less than 25 percent of the glass area of the building is being replaced. Impact protection can be provided by impact glass, approved panels or shutters, or plywood panels attached per the Florida Building Code.
You must register with Volusia County Contractor Licensing if you are not a state certified contractor.
If you are a state certified contractor, you do not need to register with Volusia County Contractor Licensing and can e-mail a copy of your state license, Workers Compensation, and Liability Insurance with the City of Ormond Beach as the certificate holder to firstname.lastname@example.org.
State certified and local specialty licensed contractors often participate with Volusia County Contractor Licensing and can be searched in their database at Volusia County Connect Live.
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If you are on the beachside, by the Florida Building Code you are required to provide opening protection either with Impact Resistant Glazing, Shutters, or an *exception.
*Exception: Wood structural panels with a thickness of not less than 7/16" (11mm) and a span between lines of fasteners of 44" (1118mm) shall be permitted for opening protection in buildings with a mean roof height of 33' or less in locations where vult is 180 mph or less. Panels shall be precut to overlap the wall such that they extend a minimum of 2 inches (50.8mm) beyond the lines of fasteners and attached to the framing surrounding the opening containing the product with the glazed opening. Panels shall be predrilled as required for the attachment method and secured with corrosion-resistant attachment hardware permanently installed on the building.
Construction plans are required and must show a framing plan, foundation plan, section detail showing the height of the deck and railing if over 30" above grade, stair and railing details, and the engineered or ICC SSTD 10-99 (Hurricane Resistant Residential Construction Standard).
Once the completed Utility Verification Form is verified through Public Works, the fees will be communicated.