Land Development Regulations
Building Inspection Office
Building Inspection Office is responsible for the
examination of building plans and specifications to insure
structural soundness and conformity with the adopted
building codes and the issuance of building permits. The
office is also responsible for the review of applications
for mobile home permits. On site inspections are made at
several different times during the building process to
insure that construction or installation is in compliance
with all adopted codes. The office also answers any code
questions that may arise either by telephone or personal
contact. The Building Department is also responsible for the
licensing of contractors and specialty contractors within
Columbia County; this is done through the Competency
Call 386-758-1019 to order a culvert or a culvert waiver inspection.
Call 386-758-1008 to order a building permit inspection.
Call 386-758-1124 for after hours inspections.
NOTE: After hours inspections will be received the next business day, then scheduled for the following business day. Emergencies will be inspected as soon as possible.
Must give 24 hours notice
- Permit Number
- Inspection Needed
- Date Requested
Septic Release needed for Permanent Power: Call 386-758-1058
Columbia County Competency Advisory Board
Chairman - David Mangrum
These boards meets every fourth (4th) Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at
the Columbia County Administrative Office:
135 NE Hernando Ave Suite B-21
Building Zoning Department
Board of Adjustments and Planning and Zoning Meeting Documents
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Columbia County Board of Adjustment and Planning Zoning Board
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Planning and Zoning provides various services to the County which
entails providing technical, professional and administrative support to
various boards, Board of Adjustment, Planning and Zoning Board, Board of
County Commissioners and the general public. This department implements
and enforces the Columbia County Land Development Regulations, monitors
and updates the County's Comprehensive Plan.
The board meets every fourth (4th) Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
at the Columbia County School Board Administrative complex:
327 West Duval Street
Lake City, Florida 32055
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