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Administration Building - Community Development Department
Hours
M - Th: 7:30AM - 5:00PM; Fri: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Phone
(407) 742-0200
Address
1 Courthouse Square,
Suite 1100
Kissimmee, FL 34741

Certificate Occupancy Residential

The day a final inspection is scheduled, the CO route is started for that project. Our 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. 

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.