The Building Inspection Department is responsible for issuing building permits, performing inspections, and providing plan review for all new and remodeled construction performed in the City of Gainesville. Our office hours are Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am until 6:00 pm. We are located at 306 NE 6th Ave., Building B, on the first floor level. Permit applications are accepted between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday. Calls for inspections are received between 7:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday with the inspection being scheduled for the next working day. Inspections are performed between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Office hours for all inspectors are 4:00pm to 5:00pm Monday through Thursday. If you would like to check on the status of a permit or inspection, please check out our Public Permit Access section in the ribbon on the left. If you're not familiar with the operation of our Public Permit Access section, check out the tutorial.
The Codes in effect in our jurisdiction are listed below:
All structures shall comply with the city of Gainesville zoning ordinances and construction codes including the following: