Home Owners

Building codes are designed to ensure safe building techniques. These important standards help to protect your family from safety risks such as structural failures, electrical shock and fire hazards caused by electrical and heating systems.

Permits are critical to both new construction and the home improvement process by helping to protect what may be a family’s biggest investment. Permits and accompanying inspection by building experts provide protection by ensuring safe workmanship, eliminating costly construction missteps before they happen and avoiding potential deadly mistakes.

This page is designed to serve as central resource for answering your permitting questions and gathering valuable information from a range of sources in one location.

Permitting can be a simple, straightforward process. The information on this page will help you to navigate the permitting process and get you on your way to making your home a better place.
    The New Smyrna Beach Building Department now is accessible online for your convenience. 

Although you cannot purchase permits on-line without a contractor’s license, you can review permits, schedule inspections, review inspection results, pay fees and acquire forms and informational brochure. 

Check it out by going to the Citizen Self Service page.