Building Safety

Orange County’s Division of Building Safety’s Economic Incentive has Reduced Permit Costs and Spurred Activity During Pandemic

In May 2020, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings challenged County staff to work with the development community to find out what type of...

Orange County Division of Building Safety Launches Remote Inspections

To keep individuals safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, Orange County Government’s Division of Building Safety will now offer remote permit inspections to licensed contractors...

Orange County Government’s Division of Building Safety Launches Economic Incentive to Reduce Permit Costs

In order to spur new construction activity and support efforts to assist our community with economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Orange County Government’s...

Faulty Smoke Alarms “Spark” Fire Safety Program in Orange County

The National Fire Protection Association reports almost three out of five home fire deaths happened in residences with no smoke alarms or no working...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...