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Administration Building - Community Development Department
 
Phone
(407) 742-0200
 
Address
1 Courthouse Square,
Suite 1100
Kissimmee, FL 34741

Certificate Occupancy Residential

The day the final inspection is scheduled, the CO route is started for that project. The Building Office requires unconditional approval from all other departments prior to issuance of a CO. The following is a breakdown of items that are reviewed by each department before a CO is issued. The CO can be obtained through the IVRS at (407) 742-0210, using option #5 or by clicking here to visit the "Permitting Center."

Building Office

  • All required inspections must be in approved status.
  • Reinspection fees must be paid in full.
  • Termite certificates must be on file with Building Office.
  • Roof dry-in affidavit must be on file with Building Office if applicable.

Impact Fees

  • Verifies that all impact fees have been paid, including: school, fire, park, transportation, fire rescue and solid waste fees.
  • Note: Fire Rescue and Solid Waste fees are not assessed until the permit is routed for a CO.

Engineering

  • All required inspections must be in approved status.
  • All required paperwork foundation surveys, affidavits, elevation certificate, covenants, lot grading plans, etc., must have been received and approved.
  • Subdivision must have Engineering acceptance before approving CO route.

Environmental

  • If the building is on well or septic the following is verified:
    • wetland impacts have not occurred during development and permit approval of endangered and threatened species.

Fire Rescue

  • If the building is required to have Fire Alarm or Sprinkler System:
    • All required inspections are approved and all fees paid.
    • Reinspection fees must be paid in full.
    • All Hydrants are in service, approved, and properly painted with required clearances.
    • Must request building final inspection through IVRS this request is not automatic
    • If building is a single family dwelling and there are no requirements to have Fire Alarm or Sprinkler System, Fire Department does not need to do a building final.

Health

  • If the building is on well or septic the following is required:
    • Final approval required on system mound stabilized, alarm working electric required, house constructed, rain gutters installed, etc.
  • All reinspection fees must be paid.
  • Water sample results and well completion reports required on new wells drilled.