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

Phone: (386) 228-2493

 Building Permit Department

The Building Department processes all permits for construction in the City of Lake Helen with the exception of wells, septic systems and irrigation systems.

The Building Officials review all plans to assure they meet the requirements of the Florida Building Code. Field inspections are conducted to make sure structures are being constructed in accordance with approved plans and codes.

Tree Permits and Land Alteration Permits are reviewed by the City Planner.

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

To Schedule an Inspection Call: 386-228-2493

  Building Permit Guidelines


Building Permit Application
Change of Contractor
Driveway Permit Packet
Land Alteration Permit
Low Sloped Roof Information
Owner Disclosure Statement
New Single Family Residence Packet
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

  Other Permits


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.

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