Building Departments in Lake County, Florida

There are 16 Building Departments in Lake County, Florida, serving a population of 326,215 people in an area of 939 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 20,388 people, and 1 Building Department per 58 square miles.

In Florida, Lake County is ranked 21st of 67 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 4th of 67 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Lake County Building Departments

Find Lake County, Florida building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Clermont Zoning 685 West Montrose Street Clermont, FL

Eustis Building Department 4 North Grove Street Eustis, FL

Fruitland Park Building Department 506 West Berckman Street Fruitland Park, FL

Lady Lake Building Department 409 Fennell Boulevard Lady Lake, FL

Lady Lake Planning Department and Zoning 409 Fennell Boulevard Lady Lake, FL

Lake County Building Department and Permits 315 West Main Street Tavares, FL

Lake County Zoning 510 South Palm Avenue Howey-in-the-Hills, FL

Lake County Zoning 315 West Main Street Tavares, FL

Leesburg Building Department 204 North 5th Street Leesburg, FL

Leesburg Planning Department and Zoning 1300 Citizens Boulevard Leesburg, FL

Mascotte Building Department 100 East Myers Boulevard Mascotte, FL

Mount Dora Building Department 510 North Baker Street Mount Dora, FL

Tavares Building Department 201 East Main Street Tavares, FL

Tavares City Zoning 201 East Main Street Tavares, FL

Tavares Planning Department 315 West Main Street Tavares, FL

Yalaha Permits 26740 Bloomfield Avenue Yalaha, FL

About the Lake County Building Department

Building Departments in Lake County, FL are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Lake County DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Lake County, Florida building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Lake County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Lake County, FL zoning laws and requirements

Lake County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Lake County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Lake County Residential Housing Units
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Total Housing Units153,9839,348,689
Occupied Housing Units130,190 (84.5%)7,621,760 (81.5%)
Lake County Occupied Residential Buildings
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Single-Family Detached Homes88,657 (68.1%)4,431,174 (58.1%)
Single-Family Attached Homes3,405 (2.6%)496,159 (6.5%)
2 Apartments2,116 (1.6%)163,365 (2.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments3,344 (2.6%)291,805 (3.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments3,213 (2.5%)367,651 (4.8%)
10 or More Apartments7,365 (5.7%)1,256,407 (16.5%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing22,090 (17.0%)615,199 (8.1%)
Lake County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
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2014 or Later4,698 (3.6%)148,277 (1.9%)
2010 to 20133,995 (3.1%)202,432 (2.7%)
2000 to 200938,723 (29.7%)1,491,115 (19.6%)
1980 to 199949,075 (37.7%)2,863,727 (37.6%)
1960 to 197922,544 (17.3%)2,022,014 (26.5%)
1940 to 19597,992 (7,992.0%)731,693 (731,693.0%)
1939 or Earlier3,163 (2.4%)162,502 (2.1%)
Lake County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
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1 Room1,116 (0.9%)129,809 (1.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms97,554 (74.9%)5,413,082 (71.0%)
4 or 5 Rooms51,822 (39.8%)3,189,646 (41.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms45,430 (34.9%)2,337,917 (30.7%)
8 or More Rooms20,928 (16.1%)1,105,795 (14.5%)
Lake County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
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No Bedroom1,219 (0.9%)140,645 (1.8%)
1 Bedroom7,433 (5.7%)713,082 (9.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms97,554 (74.9%)5,413,082 (71.0%)
4 or More Bedrooms23,984 (18.4%)1,354,951 (17.8%)
Lake County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
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With Complete Plumbing Facilities129,868 (99.8%)7,600,774 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities129,380 (99.4%)7,571,382 (99.3%)