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City of Lake Helen
City of Lake Helen
327 S. Lakeview Drive
PO Box 39
Lake Helen, Florida 32744

Phone: (386) 228-2121
Fax: (386) 228-9714

 
Building Permit Contact:
Mary Ann
327 S. Lakeview Drive
PO Box 39
Lake Helen, Florida 32744

Phone: (386) 228-2493
 mdouglas@lakehelen.com
 

 Permit Requirements

Forms and general directions for permit application submittal are listed below.  Since each proposed project is different, additional information may be required. 
For assistance please contact Mary Ann Douglas at 386-228-2493.


Commercial Projects will need a development review before a Building Permit Application can be submitted. Please direct Development Review questions to: City Administrator/City Planner, Jason Yarborough : Lake Helen City Hall 386-228-2121.

New Single Family Homes: Please contact Becky Witte at 386-228-2358 or bwitte@lakehelen.com.

To Schedule an Inspection Call: 386-228-2493

  Accessory Structure

Residential Shed, Pole Barn, Detached Garage
Accessory Structure General Guidelines
Building Permit Application
Owner Disclosure Statement (owner/builders only)
Notice of Commencement (if over $2,500)
Stormwater Application (if pouring concrete)
Tree Permit (if removing trees)
2 copies of Site Plan
2 copies of Construction Drawings

Warranty Deed or Property Appraiser Information

  Deck

Building Permit Application
Owner Disclosure Statement (owner/builders only)
Notice of Commencement (if over $2,500)
Stormwater Application (if applicable)
Tree Permit (if applicable)
2 copies of Site Plan
2 copies of Construction Drawings
Warranty Deed or Property Appraiser Information

  Demolition  

Building Permit Application
Owner Disclosure Statement (owner/builders only)
Notice of Commencement (if over $2,500)
Notice of Demolition to Florida DEP
Tree Permit (if applicable)
2 copies of Site Plan
Warranty Deed or Property Appraiser Information

  Fence

Building Permit Application
Owner Disclosure Statement (owner/builders only)
Notice of Commencement (if over $2,500)
2 copies of Site Plan
Warranty Deed or Property Appraiser Information

  HVAC:

Building Permit Application
Owner Disclosure Statement (owner/builders only)
Notice of Commencement (if over $7,500)
2 copies of RAHRI Certificate
2 copies of Tie Down Engineering
Warranty Deed or Property Appraiser Information

  Miscellaneous:
Electrical, Gas, Plumbing, Generator, Solar

Building Permit Application
Owner Disclosure Statement (owner/builders only)
Notice of Commencement (if over $2,500)
2 copies of Riser Diagram
2 copies of Site Plan (if applicable)
Warranty Deed or Property Appraiser Information


  New Single Family Residence
Call Becky for more: 386-228-2358 or email: bwitte@lakehelen.com

Building Permit Application
Owner Disclosure Statement (owner/builders only)
Notice of Commencement
Stormwater Application
Tree Permit
Copy of Septic Permit
2 copies of Construction Drawings
2 Sets of Window & Door product approval & installation information.
(If not on the sealed construction plans or product approval chart.)
2 Copies Tree Survey and Landscape Plan
2 copies of Truss Engineering
2 copies of Survey/Site Plan
2 copies of Energy Calcs (3 copies of EPL Display Card)
Warranty Deed

Submit the elevation of house in color with the color choices of roof, trim, house, etc.


  Residential Pool

Building Permit Application
Owner Disclosure Statement (owner/builders only)
Notice of Commencement (if over $2,500)
Pool Packet - Above Ground
Pool Packet - In-Ground
Tree Permit
TDH Calculation Workshop
2 copies of Site Plan
2 copies of Construction Drawings
Warranty Deed or Property Appraiser Information

  Residential Aleration/Additon

Building Permit Application
Owner Disclosure Statement (owner/builders only)
Notice of Commencement (if over $2,500)
Tree Permit (if applicable)
2 copies of Site Plan
2 copies of Construction Drawings
Warranty Deed or Property Appraiser Information

  Roof

Building Permit Application
Owner Disclosure Statement (owner/builders only)
Notice of Commencement (if over $2,500)
Low Sloped Roof Information (2 copies)
Residential Sloped Roof (2 copies)
Roof Inspection Affidavit
2 copies of Roof Specifications
Warranty Deed or Property Appraiser Information

  Window/Door Replacement

Building Permit Application
Owner Disclosure Statement (owner/builders only)
Notice of Commencement (if over $2,500)
2 copies of Window/Door Specifications
2 copies of a detailed Scope of Work
Warranty Deed or Property Appraiser Information


Septic, Well and Irrigation Permits are issued by the Volusia County Health Department. Their offices and service areas are indicated on the Volusia County Website.

To obtain a parcel number for your application please go to the Volusia County Appraiser's web page.

All files are in PDF format. To view and print the files you will need Acrobat Reader. If you do not have the most recent version you may download one for free at Adobe.com


  Forms

Building Permit Application
Change of Contractor
Driveway Permit Packet
Land Alteration Permit
Low Sloped Roof Information
Owner Disclosure Statement
Notice of Commencement
Permit Authorization
Pool Packet - Above Ground
Pool Packet - In-Ground
Residential Sloped Roof
Roof Inspection Affidavit
Stormwater Application
Tree Permit
TDH Calculation Workshop

  Building Permit Guidelines

Accessory Structure General Guidelines
Frequently Asked Questions
New Construction Checklist
Roof Shingle ID Information
Single Family Residential Information
Fee Schedule

  Other Permits

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