Orange County Government, Florida

Utilities Permitting Fees

Capital charges

Capital Charges

Capital charges are assessed on all connections to Orange County Utilities' water distribution and wastewater collection systems in accordance with Chapter 37 of the Orange County Code.

There is currently no capital charge for new connections to Orange County Utilities' reclaimed water distribution system.

The water capital charge is currently $1,791 per Equivalent Residential Connection (ERC).

The wastewater capital charge is currently $3,346 per Equivalent Residential Unit (ERU).

Plan Review Fees

For plans submitted directly to Division of Building Safety...

  • Commercial site work and vertical construction plans, $285.
  • Interior alterations, $57.

For plans submitted directly to Public Works Development Engineering...

  • Engineering projects, $318.
  • Subdivisions, $10 per lot.

For plans submitted directly to Utilities Development Engineering...

  • Master Utility Plan (MUP), $675.
  • Plans for sites in Orange County Utilities' service area (but outside Orange County's permitting jurisdiction):
    • Subdivisions, $10 per lot.
    • Site work, $318.
    • Vertical construction, $318.
    • Interior alterations, $57.

Inspection Fees

Inspection fees shall be 2.4% of construction cost. A signed and sealed engineer's detailed cost estimate must be submitted for projects costing more than $5,000. Minimum inspection fee is $120.

    Contact Us

    Utilities Development Engineering Division
    9150 Curry Ford Road, 2nd Floor
    Orlando, FL 32825

    Email: Utilities.DevEngineering@ocfl.net
    Phone: (407) 254-9900

    All e-mail sent to this address becomes part of Orange County public record. Comments received by our e-mail subsystem can be read by anyone who requests that privilege. In compliance with "Government in the Sunshine" laws, Orange County Government must make available, at request, any and all information not deemed a threat to the security of law enforcement agencies and personnel.