Building Department

Message from the Building Inspector

The Lafayette County Building Department is now requiring that all plans submitted have one full size signed and sealed paper copy and one full sized electronic signed and sealed copy. This will allow for easier tracking in our online permitting system.

Thank you,
Garrett Land, Building Inspector
Planning & Zoning Department
Lafayette County, Florida

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Welcome to the Lafayette County Building Department

The Lafayette County Building Dept. is here for public safety and to help with construction questions and concerns. We are responsible for checking Zoning on any property to make sure that you build in the correct location on your property and that you build according to FEMA regulations and Florida Building Code requirements. We are also responsible for reviewing building plans to ensure that they are up to Florida Building Code and structurally sound. We are also here to ensure that all contractors are licensed and carry work comp. Our Building Inspector is Mr. Garrett Land and he has been working for the County since 2020.  

Under the direction of the Board Of County Commissioners Mr. Land administrates the Florida Building Code. Lafayette County is beginning to grow and building is continuing to pick up in the County.

Online Permitting

This web page is a public resource of general information.  The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners makes no warranty, representation, or guarantee as to the content, sequence, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of any of the information provided herein.  The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners shall assume no liability for errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information provided regardless of how caused; or any decision made or action taken or not taken by any person relying on any information or data furnished within.

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Permit Fee Schedule

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Planning & Development

The County’s planning and development services are regulated by the Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Regulations, and Development Regulations. The County provides in-house building permitting and code enforcement. Development services are initiated at the Building Department and processed in a timely manner.

If you are interested in relocating your business to Lafayette County, Florida,
please contact:

Garrett Land, Building Inspector 
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 386-294-3611

Alternative Contact:
Steve Land, Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller
Custodian of Public Records 
Lafayette County, Florida  

P.O. Box 88 | Mayo, Florida 32066
Phone: 386.294.1600
Fax: 386.294.4231

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  • Building Department
    Lafayette County, Florida

    Leon Wright, Building Official
    Garrett Land, Building Inspector 
    Haley Shows, Staff Assistant

    120 West Main Street
    Mayo, Florida 32066
    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: 386-294-3611
    Office Hours: Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm