Online Permitting Services

The Building Department's online permitting service, Community Development (Oracle Public Sector), facilitates processing permit applications from submission to closure using an online web-based application. This process replaced the prior paper-dependent process. Paper applications or document submissions are no longer accepted. 

Registration Required

Click HERE and select the Register menu option to register for online permitting services. Once registered, you can apply for permit applications.  Any person who will submit a permit application MUST complete the User Registration process. Additionally, any person who will be affiliated with a permit, such as architects, engineers, administrative staff for a contractor/qualifier, private provider, or a homeowner for which a permit application is submitted, should also register to take full advantage of the application access and other permit searching features.

  • Submit Agent Authorization Form to Contractor Licensing via email: Contractors that employ Agents to submit permit applications on their behalf MUST submit the Agent Authorization Form, regardless of whether you have previously supplied this document to the Contractor Licensing staff. All Agents on the form must create a registered user account to submit applications on behalf of the contractor. 
  • Architects, engineers, and private providers MUST obtain Digital Signature from a digital certificate provider for submitted drawings. Digital certificates are used to digitally sign and seal documents submitted, must adhere to the Florida Administrative Code and Florida Statutes, and must be of a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) assurance level of three or higher. Certificate authorities we will accept include Identrust, Global Sign, Entrust, and Digicert. Additional certificate authorities may be recognized in the future. NOTE: All licensed professionals will be responsible for verifying that the digital signatures purchased adhere to the requirements of the State of Florida and are utilized following the guidelines of their respective licensing boards.


These email accounts are managed by several staff with a typical response time on the same business day.

Submit Permit Application(s)

Click HERE and select SIGN IN using your registered account. The paper application is NOT required when submitting an online permit application; do not upload this document to your permit application.

Permit Payments

Online Credit Card payments may be made using Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers only. Visa, MasterCard, and Discover credit cards are accepted. American Express cards are NOT accepted. IMPORTANT: Before initiating a payment, please confirm the browser accepts 3rd party cookies.

You may also pay via cash, check, or credit card in any of our offices Monday through Friday (except holidays) between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

General Permit Search Tool

To search for ACTIVE permits, use the MAP Search Tool icon "EXPLORE YOUR COUNTY" for permits by address or Parcel ID. For general guidance, refer to the "HOW TO EXPLORE YOUR CITY" video in the training materials section list.

Inactive Permit Listings

General Reference Material for Online Permitting Submissions

Reference materials to assist the public with application submission and processing.

Permit Applications Submitted Before Oct. 1, 2022

Permit Applications/Issued Permits processed before Oct. 1, 2022, will remain in paper format and continue processing in the Building Department legacy system, CommunityPLUS, and inspection IVR system.

Search Tool for Parcel/Contractor/Permit/Code Cases MCeSearch