Orange County Government, Florida

Mobile Home

Tie Down Permit

Process

  1. Submit two (2) sets of documentation, as applicable, to Zoning to begin the residential permit process.
  2. Zoning shall indicate approval on the Building Permit application, site plan and construction plans.
  3. Application and construction documents are reviewed for compliance with the Mobile/Manufactured Home Installation Standards.
  4. Some residential building permits will require additional review by other Departments or Divisions, depending upon specific, individual conditions or circumstances. Many items are addressed below in the required documentation. Please see the Residential Permitting Process brochure for additional Departmental requirements. Please see link at left for Mobile/Manufactured Home Installation information.
  5. An approved set of the construction documents are stamped by Residential Plans Review to be available in the field for all County inspections.
  6. Permit and Impact fees are paid to the Cashier.
  7. The Building permit number is issued. Inspection Record card, stamped construction documents and payment receipt are returned to the applicant.
  8. Additional sub-permits may be required, which are then linked to the Building Permit for record purposes.

Required Tools

  • The Building Permit Application form shall be approved by Zoning.
    • The owners estimated value must be written on the front of the application.
    • Page 2 of the Building Permit Application must be filled out completely when the estimated value exceeds $2,500.00.
  • 2 Site plans approved by Zoning.
  • 2 Sets of construction documents to include the following:
    • Floor plan.
    • Foundation plan with pier detail, spacing and sizes.
      • Vapor retardant
      • ABS pad sizes
      • Block, pads, and anchoring schedule
    • Installation instructions for all steel foundation systems.
    • Approved anchor manufacturer listing documents
    • Soil load bearing capacity affidavit.
    • Lot Grading/Drainage Plan and finished floor elevation approved by the Development Engineering Dept. or Ranger Drainage District approval.
      • An original Flood Plain Permit required if lot is in Flood Zone. Note: This does not include MH Parks.
    • OC Water and sewer connection fee receipts or an approved septic permit from the Orange County Health Department is required prior to permit issuance. Approval from the Orange County Development Engineering Division is required and must be presented when applying for a building permit.
    • Environmental Protection Division approval is required for all structures at or over bodies of water or wetlands.
    • 1 additional site and floor plan is required for the Property Appraiser’s office (not required to be signed and sealed).
    • A licensed Mobile Home Installer contractor will be required for this project.
      • NOTE: Only a Licensed Contractor is allowed to give Power of Attorney to an agent. Power of Attorney must be original, site specific and notarized.
    • Any project over $2,500 will require a certified copy of the recorded Notice of Commencement submitted to the Division of Building Safety prior to the first inspection.
    • Verify removal of existing mobile home on property for replacement and for impact fee credits through the Administrative and Development Services Division.

Contact Us

For questions, please call the Division of Building Safety:
 
Phone:  (407) 836-5550