Building Codes Enforcement

  • Facility Support Services
  • Occupational Safety & Risk Management
  • Research Safety & Services
  • Florida Building Code 7th Edition (2020) went into effect January 1, 2020

    Established in 1999, the UF Building Code Enforcement Program was formed to comply with Florida Statute regulating construction operations.  Today, as a member of the UF development team, we look forward to working with the various construction groups and being an integral member of the team.

    Code Enforcement Services

    • Review plans and provide comments for all construction projects at each phase of design
    • Verify workers compensation insurance and required contractor licensing
    • Issue building permits
    • Perform construction progress inspections as required. Issue construction inspection reports as necessary
    • Issue the Certificate of Occupancy at project completion
    • Provide code consultation to architects, engineers, project manager and contractors as necessary

    We now have a Portal for contractors and project managers to check building permit status, inspections, and plan reviews. You can also request inspections and upload new documents for your active building permits.

    Please contact Chris Carlson to have him set up your portal.

    Code Enforcement Services Patrons

    • University of Florida
    • IFAS Facilities
    • University of North Florida
    • School Board of Alachua County
    • Florida School for Deaf and Blind
    • Shands Hospital on UF property
    • University Athletic Association