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General Design and Permit Information
Design Standards
The structural design of buildings, structures and portions thereof shall be governed by Chapter 16 of the Florida Building Code.  Florida Building Code.

Wind Speed
The ultimate design wind speed, Valt for risk category ll Buildings and other structures, is 140 MPH for the City of St. Cloud.

Permits are required for the replacement or addition of HVAC Systems (air conditioning), windows, doors and garage doors per Section 1604.1 of the Florida Building Code. These types of permits require manufacturer's specifications and Florida Product Approval information to be submitted with the permit application and also inspected to insure proper installation according to the manufacturer's specifications and the Florida Product Approval information.  

Permits are also required to build or install a fence, shed, siding, re-roof, screen room, sunroom, Commercial signs (permanent and temporary), swimming pools (in ground and aboveground) and garage sales. This is a partial list of types of permits. Call the Building Department if you have any questions whether you need a permit or not (407) 957-7224.

All permits require an inspection. Inspection requirements are printed on the front of the permit along with your "Pin" number. To schedule an inspection call our automated inspection line at (407) 957-7386. For more information on scheduling  inspections, click on the
IVR Pamphlet

To schedule Fire Sprinkler, Fire Alarm and Fire Marshal inspections call Richard Tonks (407) 957-8484.
To schedule Final Sewer inspections call the Water/Sewer Department at (407) 957-7122.