New E-Service! Apply online for a Pre-Application Screening.
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The Alachua County Department of Growth Management is proud to announce the release of our E-Permitting system. This system was designed in house with the purpose of providing the local building community with an easy to use, web based electronic permitting system to speed up the process of permitting projects that don’t require building plan review.

Who can sign up?

State licensed contractors who are currently registered with the Alachua County Building Department and have an Alachua County Certification number may sign up for E-Permitting.

How do I sign up?

Scenario A

Go to the E-Permitting login page to create an online account and begin E-Permitting.

Scenario B

All you need to provide us are the email addresses for yourself (the Qualifier) or any Authorized signers that have already been registered with the Building Department. Please fill out this Email Registration form.

Scenario C

Please fill out this Pre-Registration form.

Once completed, please mail or drop it off at the Building Department. Faxes will not be accepted. You will receive an email with directions to create a Growth Management Online Account for E-Permits.

Frequently Asked Questions

What permit types can I apply for with E-Permitting?






* New Construction, remodeling, and/or additions for commercial or residential projects are not eligible for E-permit at this time, applications must be made in person.

  • Building Department
  • Randon Hays , Interim Building Official
  • County Annex Building, 1st Floor
  • 10 SW 2nd Avenue, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Phone: 352-374-5243
  • Fax: 352-491-4510
  • Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:00 am-4:00 pm
  • Hours: Friday 8:00 am-1:00 pm
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