Building Department

Patrick Taylor, Building Offical
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224 Pine Ave
Live Oak, FL 32064 



Hours of Operation
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Suwannee County Building Department is responsible for ensuring the public health, safety and welfare of the county’s residents through the enforcement of federal, state, and local codes governing construction. Our staff reviews plans, issues building permits, and performs inspections to ensure Code compliance with the Florida Building Code, Florida Statutes (Chapters 553 & 489) and County Ordinances.  The Building Department is also responsible for licensing of contractors within Suwannee County.

No permit applications received or permits issued after 4:30 p.m.

Your construction must comply with all applicable laws, ordinances, building codes and zoning regulations.  If you have any questions as to whether your project requires permits, please call our office prior to the commencement of any work.

NOTICE!:  There may be additional restrictions applicable to your property that may be found in the public records of this county, and there may be additional permits required from other governmental entities such as water management districts, state agencies, or federal agencies.”

Forms & Applications are available below. The instructions are included with the applications.

Inspection Requests  

 Please have the following information ready when requesting an inspection:

  1. Permit Number
  2. Type of Inspection needed
  3. Date inspection requested

 You MUST call at least the day before inspection is needed! (24 hours minimum)

 Septic Final Release needed for Permanent Power: Call Environmental Health Department at (386) 362-2708 Ext. 243.

Permit Forms & Applications:

Accessory Structure Permit Zoning Mobile Home Permit
Addition to Residence Mobile Home Permit
Ag Pole Permit Mobile Home Replacement Permit
Commercial Permit  Owner Builder Disclosure
Driveway PerPackagemit Owner Builder Electric Disclosure
Family Lot Permit Fees
Five Year Temporary use Permit Pool and/or Screen Enclosure Permit
General Permit Recreational Vehicle (one year) Permit
House Relocation Permit Recreational Vehicle Permit
Installer Worksheet Single Home Dwelling Permit

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Suwannee County Office Building
13150 80th Terrace
Live Oak, FL  32060

(386) 364-3400

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