The mission of Building Services is to provide a high level of building code compliance for the preservation of life, safety, and the general welfare for the people of Sumter County. This is accomplished through the enactment and enforcement of effective codes and standards to ensure the structural strength, sanitation, fire protection, adequate light and ventilation, and other essential elements of life safety in the built environment. The Building Department accomplishes their Mission with a maximum goal in customer service and efficiency.
Building Department Services
- Code Enforcement
- Contractor Licensing
- Online Permitting
- Plan review
- Building permit fee schedule effective October 1, 2019
Joint Planning Agreements
Sumter County has entered into joint planning agreements with the City of Wildwood and City of Bushnell. To determine whether property is located within the joint planning area (JPA), please use Sumter GIS Property located within the JPA may require additional development standards, including annexation into the City of Wildwood or City of Bushnell. If the property is located within the JPA, please contact the City of Wildwood at 352-330-1330 or City of Bushnell at 352-793-2591 for further information.
Customer Service Survey - Building Services
Sumter County Building Services is committed to providing the highest level of service to its customers. In order to assess customer satisfaction, please take a moment to complete our online customer satisfaction survey.
If you receive service that does not meet your expectations, email the Building Official, Joe Duennes.