Orange County Government, Florida

Mechanical Permit

Process

  1. Complete and submit an application for a Mechanical Permit.
  2. Homeowners doing their own work are required to complete an Owner Builder Disclosure Statement.
    • An owner-builder may act as Contractor under Exemption to F.S. 489.103(7)(a).
    • Only a Licensed Contractor is allowed to give Power of Attorney to an agent.  Power of Attorney must be original, site specific and notarized.
  3. If value of work exceeds $7,500, a Notice of Commencement is required.
  4. The following information is required for permit issuance:
    • Building Class: New or Old
    • Type of Building:
      • Residential Commercial
      • Mobile Home
    • Type of Work: New, Alteration, Addition, or Repair.
    • What is the value of the work being done? (include value of labor, material and equipment).
    • If new construction or addition, we need to know the building permit number.
    • What type of system is being installed? (split system, package unit, heat pump or straight cool).
    • For AC installation.
      • How many units are being installed?
      • What is the tonnage per unit? (if installing multiple units, we need to know the total tonnage)
    • For heating.
      • How many units are being installed?
      • What is the KW or BTU’s per unit? (if installing multiple units).
    • If work is a Change-Out (replacing AC), does the work require ductwork? Yes or No.
    • Are there going to be exhaust fans, dryer fans or range vents installed? If yes, how many?
      • NOTE: For grease hoods, heat hoods, refrigeration, chill water refrigeration piping or other mechanical work please contact our office for additional requirements.
  5. Application is reviewed for compliance.
  6. For approved applications, an invoice is issued which must be paid by the applicant to the cashier.
  7. The mechanical permit is issued to property owner or contractor.

Fees

Fee Schedule.

Contact Us

For questions, please call Permitting (Sub-Trades):
 
Phone: (407) 836-5564
Email: Subpermits@ocfl.net