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Construction Trailer Permit Information

Orange County Government

Summary

This page explains the basic requirements for submitting a permit application for construction trailers, and modular sales and office structures. This page provides links to guides and other resources to assist customers with the online permitting process.

Construction trailer permits fall into two categories; small (8 feet by 32 feet, and smaller) or large (larger than 8 feet by 32 feet) which are considered permanent modular buildings.

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How to Apply

Please submit all required plans and documentation as part of your permit application using Orange County’s Fast Track Online Services permitting portal. Before you get started, please refer to the One-Stop Permitting Guide for information about the application process, review the Commercial Plan Review Checklist and view the Fast Track User Guide.

Fast Track Online Permitting Services

Small Construction Trailer Permit

Minimum Submission Requirements for Construction trailers 8’ x 32’ wide and smaller.

  • A Site plan or Survey showing the dimensions and location of the alteration. For questions regarding the requirements for a site plan, plot plan or survey please contact the Zoning Division at Zoning@ocfl.net or call 407-836-3111.
  • Floor plans.
  • Holding Tank Permit (If applicable).
  • A completed Fast Track permit application. The application online must have all required fields (*) completed to include the owners estimated value.
  • Application Page 2. Prior to permit issuance, a completed Page 2 of the Building Permit Application must be signed, notarized, and uploaded by the contractor and the owner. This form is required when the estimated value exceeds $2,500.00.
  • Notice of Commencement. Before the first inspection, a Notice of Commencement (PDF) shall be filed with the Orange County Recording Department, and a certified copy must be uploaded to Fast Track.

Large Construction Trailer Permit

Minimum Submission Requirements for Construction trailers larger than 8’ x 32’.
Construction, Sales and Office trailers over 8’ x 32’ are considered permanent modular buildings.

  • A Site plan or Survey showing the dimensions and location of the alteration. For questions regarding the requirements for a site plan, plot plan or survey please contact the Zoning Division at Zoning@ocfl.net or call 407-836-3111.
  • Floor plans
  • Holding Tank Permit (If applicable).
  • A completed Fast Track permit application. The application online must have all required fields (*) completed to include the owners estimated value.
  • Construction documents signed, sealed and dated by a licensed Architect or Engineer in the state of Florida per Florida Building Code 107 that clearly indicate the entire scope of the project. Construction documents shall include, but not be limited to, Life Safety plan (to scale), Floor Plan (to scale), Construction type, Occupancy classification (or mixed occupancy either separated or non-separated) and occupant load, etc.
    • State approved modular building plans
    • Engineered foundation and tie down plans (piers may be stacked block or other approved materials)
    • Energy calculations, if applicable.
  • Application Page 2. Prior to permit issuance, a completed Page 2 of the Building Permit Application must be signed, notarized, and uploaded by the contractor and the owner. This form is required when the estimated value exceeds $2,500.00.
  • Notice of Commencement. Before the first inspection, a Notice of Commencement (PDF) shall be filed with the Orange County Recording Department, and a certified copy must be uploaded to Fast Track.

Permit Issuance

A licensed contractor will be required to accept permit issuance. An owner-builder may act as Contractor under Exemption to F.S. 489.103(7)(a).

Contact Us

For questions, please call Plans Coordination:
 
Phone: (407) 836-5760
Email: Planscoordination@ocfl.net