Alachua County

New Permitting Software

Effective 11/09/2020


Building permit application, check status, online payment, inspection scheduling, communication with permit clerks, license registration/renewal, permit record search, all in one place!



Please follow the step-by-step guidance below:





Account Setup


Contractors and owner-builders, please check your email(the email address you registered with us as qualifier), we have sent you a notice, please follow the instruction to set up your account in our new permitting software.

For authorized signers, please create an account on the new permitting software with your own email address (different than your qualifier's email address), and you email address needs to be listed in the Authorized Signer Box under the qualifier's account(primmary account), your qualifier can add/modify this information in his/her account.






License Registration/Renewal


The current registered contractors and owner-builders are already verified on the new permitting site, you can apply building permit directy. You can add/modify your authorized signers by clicking Update my information.

New contractors and owner-builders who wish to register with us, please go to the new permitting site and create an account then fill out all the required information online, our staff will review it and approve your registration. You will be able to apply building permit once your registration is approved and verified.

Please contact licensing@alachuacounty.us if you have any questions about license.






Application


The building permits can be applied online, and you will be able to edit your application's information before your application is reviewed by our staff. The permit fee can be paid online with credit card. Once your permit is issued, you will get an email notification and you can log in to your account to download the permit and all other documents.

(For pre-application screening(PAS), please continue using our old systme Pre-Application Screening during this transition period.)








Status & Payment


You can check the status of your permit application through your online account, upload additional documents if you are required to and also leave a message to permit clerks, they will reply your by email.

You will receive an email notification of payment due after your permit application is reviewed and ready to be issued. please log in to your account and make payment by credit card, the receipt will be generated instantly by third party, please make sure you download and save it. For payment by cash or check, please call our office 352-374-5243 to make an appointment before you come in to the office.

Once your payment is received, you will receive an email notification of your permit issurance.






Schedule Inspection


You can schedule inspection online after your permit is issued and Notice of Commencement is submitted(if required). The available date and time slot will be shown.

The required inspections for your permit type is listed on the job card which is now combined with the Permit card, please review it carefully.

When you update your license, insurance or workmans comp information it must be verified by permit staff, which can take up to 1 business day, before inspections can be scheduled.






Search


You can search for a permit by using the search tool.





Contact Us

Building Department
352-374-5243
building@alachuacounty.us
Mon-Thu: 8am-4pm
Fri: 8am-1pm




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