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Building Division
9199 113th Street
Seminole, Florida 33772
(727) 392-1966
Fax: (727) 319-6583
Inspection Hotline
Code Enforcement Hotline
(727) 398-3110
(727) 392-1966 ext. 397

Building Division Staff Directory

The City of Seminole Building Division's responsibility is to provide technical information to Citizens, Contractors, and Developers regarding codes, ordinances and other related issues. The City of Seminole ensures that all construction activity is in compliance with City, State, Local Laws, and codes. The Florida Building Code standard that the City applies to all construction is to protect the Public Safety of the Community. We pride ourselves with giving you the best service, in a timely and courteous manner.

Notice to Photovoltaic Contractors

The 6th Edition, 2017, of the Florida Building Code becomes effective on December 31, 2017.


  1. Which Code Edition do I use?
    1. All permits submitted to our office, either in person or via your On-Line Account, made on, or after, 12/31/17, must comply with the new 6th Edition.
  2. Does this affect any applications submitted, but have not been issued?
    1. No. Applications received or submitted prior to 12/31/17, remain under the 5th Edition.
  3. Does this affect any permits that have been issued?
    1. No. Permits currently issued remain under the 5th Edition.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Is a permit required? Please click here to see a list of items that do not require pemitting.


The Building Division is charged with providing a full range of services to the development community and the citizens of Seminole. The services include the issuance of permits, the review of plans, field inspections, and site plan review of projects. The Building Division reviews and inspects all jobs requiring a permit. The City has a team of well qualified personnel. Plan reviews, including fire plan review are handled in-house.

To apply for a permit on-line: Click here

To search for a permit on-line: Click here


The Building Division is also responsible for Code Enforcement. The Code Enforcement Officer is charged with enforcing various codes and ordinances that directly impact the appearance and public welfare of the community. The Code Enforcement Officer addresses their duties in response to complaints received and through diligent surveillance. The Division also reviews existing codes and propose changes that are deemed necessary to further enhance the well being of the community.


Local Business Tax Receipts and Zoning are also part of the Building Division, for both commercial and home-based businesses. We assist the citizens and consumers by providing information on whether a business is properly licensed, and if the current zoning is in conjunction with what the citizen and consumers need to comply. The Licensing Official issues Local Business Tax Receipts out of our office.

Local Business Receipt Division



Seminole City Hall, 9199 113th St N Seminole, FL 33772 Main: 727-391-0204 Fax: 727-391-5458