Building Department

The Jefferson County Building Department is dedicated to the pursuit of a safer living and working environment for the citizens of Jefferson County. In a cooperative effort between the residents, professional tradesmen and highly trained department staff, the Building Department ensures compliance with the State Building Codes and Regulations.

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Kathy Lollar, Administrative Assistant
445 W. Palmer Mill Road
Monticello, FL 32344

Telephone #: 850-342-0223
Fax #: 850-342-0225

Inspections should be arranged by phone @ 850-342-0223 and a 24 HR notice is required.

Useful Downloads/Links
The Building and Planning Departments coordinate commercial and business licensing within the County. The forms listed below are provided here in Adobe PDF form for you to read and may be printed on your computer and filled out prior to submittal. The forms may also be picked up at the Building Department at the above address. 

Notice of Commencement - Must be filled out, Notarized, and recorded with the Clerk of Courts by the builder/contractor and submitted with the building permit application.

Residential Permit Application - Application for residential construction
Mobile Home Permit Process - Permit Packet for mobile installation

Owner Agreement - A statement of facts concerning deed restrictions or covenants

Commercial Construction Permit Application - Application to apply for commercial construction within the county

Residential Construction Permitting Process - Information concerning permitting a residence within the county

Roofing Permit Package - Permitting Application for Roof repair

Electrical Permit Package - Permitting Application for Electrical installation or repair

Demolition Permit - Permitting Application for Residential or Commercial Demolition

Owner Builder Statement - A Statement by Owner that he/she is the acting contractor for construction of property

Fee Schedule - Fees associated with Building Department begin at item "I" on page 4 of the pdf file.

Please note that Development Permit Fees shown on the above fee schedule (items 1. "A" - "H", pages 1-4) have been changed.
See the Planning Department page for the current Planning Department Fee Schedule.

Jefferson County Government