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Permits are required before doing many types of work. If you are unsure about permit requirements, please contact the Building Division at (407) 905-3104. Applications for permits are submitted in the Building Division office. The following is a list of common permit types:
  • Arbor/Trees - removal or trimming
  • Fences - new or replacement
  • Sheds - new or replacement
  • Roofing
  • Air conditioning
  • All electrical work
  • Plumbing - new

Homeowners may obtain their own permits if they meet the requirements set forth in Florida State Statutes. Contractors will need to register their license and certificate of insurance when applying for a permit. This information can be faxed to (407) 905-3155.

The City of Ocoee enforces the following codes:
  • 2010 Florida Accessibility Code
  • 2010 Florida Building Code Building
  • 2010 Florida Building Code Energy Conservation
  • 2010 Florida Building Code Existing Building
  • 2010 Florida Building Code Fuel Costs
  • 2010 Florida Building Code Mechanical
  • 2010 Florida Building Code Plumbing
  • 2010 Florida Building Code Residential
  • 2010 Florida Fire Prevention Code
  • 2008 National Electrical Code

Other Items you may need permits for:

If you plan to hold any activity, ceremony, exhibition, show, concert, pageant, rally, demonstration or assembly other than the normal day-to-day or seasonal operations of concerns licensed or established within the city, you may be required to obtain a Special Event Permit.
Any person seeking the issuance of a Special Event Permit shall file an application with the Building Division. An application shall be filed not more than 180 days before and not less than 30 days before the date and time which the proposed special event is to take place. Special events that require public road closings must be approved by the City Commission.
The Special Event Permit does not apply to the following:
  1. Funeral processions.
  2. Lawful picketing. Lawful picketing shall be conducted off the street or roadway and not in a manner as to obstruct vehicular or pedestrian traffic. Any lawful picketing which crosses, traverses or is otherwise conducted in or upon any street or roadway shall not be exempted from the permit requirement.
  3. Activities of a governmental agency.
  4. Any bona fide athletic event or contest which is scheduled and sponsored by any bona fide elementary or secondary school situated within the city or by the City of Ocoee Recreation Department so long as during such special event no fireworks shall be used, exploded or displayed.
No person shall advertise, engage in, participate in or start any motion-photography production unless a production permit shall first have been obtained from the Building Official in accordance with the Code of Ordinances Chapter 111.
Any person seeking the issuance of a production permit shall file an application with the Building Division. The application shall be filed not more than 180 days before and not less than 5 working days before the commencement of production. 
You may contact the Building Division with any questions at (407) 905-3104.

Permitting Technicians (407) 905-3104
Adriana Pierce, Building/Permitting Supervisor

Krista Hall Permitting Technician I

Usha Narain, Permitting Technician I

Mary (Beth) Lewis, Permitting Technician I

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