Building Safety

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Orange County Launches Electronic Master Building Permit Program

Orange County Division of Building Safety has launched a Master Building Permit Program, also known as the Masterfile review process, for residential single-family, two-family...

Permit Analyst Elsa Guilbe greets a guest during Building Safety Customer Appreciation Day

Orange County Government Focuses on Training during “Building Safety Month” in May

The month of May is recognized as Building Safety Month by the U.S. Government and other government agencies around the world. Building Safety Month...

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Home Sweet Habitat: Builders Blitz Brings Four Families New Affordable Homes

For six years, single mom Anna Noguera lived in a one-room motel with her three children. She was working to save for an apartment...

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Orange County Government Division of Building Safety Supports Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County’s 2019 Builders Blitz

At promptly 7 a.m. Monday morning on Feb. 4, 2019, a horn signaled the beginning of a home build. Within minutes, walls for four...

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Orange County Government Expands Permitting Workspace to Enhance Customer Service

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and leadership from across Orange County Government joined the Division of Building Safety for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the renovation and...

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Orange County Government Launches Online Fence Permitting for Homeowners and Contractors

Orange County Government approves up to 4,000 residential fence permits annually. To efficiently serve this high-demand permit type, the County is now offering homeowners...

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Orange County Government Permitting Services Launches Online Access to Get in Line

With the launch of Orange County Government’s new queuing system, customers can now get in line or schedule appointments remotely online for select permitting...

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Orange County’s Division of Building Safety Expands Fast Track Online Permitting Services

Orange County Government has expanded its online permitting services to provide access to all licensed contractors for most permits. Now, licensed building contractors may...

Orange County Government Celebrates  Building Safety Month with Weekly Events in May

Orange County Government Celebrates Building Safety Month with Weekly Events in May

In May, Orange County Government will observe Building Safety Month, in conjunction with the International Code Council (ICC) by hosting a...