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Building Inspections & Permitting

The Building Inspection and Permitting Division is responsible for ensuring that existing and future developments and construction comply with the Florida Building Codes and Town of Orange Park building ordinances.

Contractor Registration

To apply for permits with the Town, we require:

  1. A copy of your State of Florida Contractors’ License
  2. Proof of General Liability Insurance
  3. Proof of Workers’ Compensation Insurance or exemption certificate

Please make the Certificate Holder:

Town of Orange Park

2042 Park Ave.
Orange Park, FL 32073

Email certificates to: ecd@townop.com

Permits can be obtained in person or by emailing ecd@townop.com

Online Permit Submission

Online (electronic) permit submission is available for all permit types. When submitting a Building Permit online, applicants must also upload a completed permit application, found on the Forms page, along with the required information noted on the application portal. To submit a permit application electronically, click here.

Completed applications may also be brought to Town Hall for processing, or you may email a PDF copy to ECD@townop.com. Permit applications are available on our Forms page here.

Appointments and Office Hours

Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Please call 904-264-2635 during our regular business hours if you would like to schedule an appointment. We are located at 2042 Park Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073

Florida Building Code 8th Edition (2023)

The Effective Date for the Florida Building Code, 8th Edition (2023), is December 31, 2023. It can be accessed online for free at the Florida Building Commission website, www.floridabuilding.org. Documents for permits submitted on or after January 1, 2024 will need to reference and comply with the Florida Building Code 8th Edition (2023).

For commercial or residential construction greater than two units, please see the Florida Fire Prevention Code 8th Edition.


Building Inspections for commercial and residential properties within the Town of Orange Park are conducted by Universal Engineering Sciences. All permit applications should be submitted to the Town of Orange Park and our staff will coordinate with Universal Engineering Sciences during the inspection process.

The Town also coordinates electrical permit inspections with JEA for certain types of work. In the event of an emergency involving electric service that occurs after normal business hours, JEA has the authority to inspect the work and restore power.

If you would like to request an inspection for your existing permit, click on the link below and complete the form and we will get an inspector out to review your project.
For all permit forms please click here.
If you need further information or have questions, please contact our Economic & Community Development staff at (904) 264-2635.

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