The Permitting Process Explained
Our process overview will take you step by step through the permitting process you will need to complete your project. Select one of the following to find out more.
Properly licensed contractors can apply for and obtain certain simpler permits
that do not require plan review prior to issuance, such as replacement of
siding, windows, doors, and pool liners. Any interested party can check the status of a permit or research permits
For construction, alteration, demolition of any building or structure.
For stormwater management, floodplain, landscaping, tree protection or removal, etc.
Site Plan and Subdivision Review
All developments are reviewed according to their scope. Find out which review process applies to your development, and how long it will take.
The Leon County Health Department, Division of Environmental Health provides septic system permitting and
While this Health Department division is not a part of the Leon County,
Department of Development Support & Environmental Management Department, its office is
co-located in the Renaissance Center Building at 435 N. Macomb Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301.