Daytona Beach Encouraging Property Improvements & Investment

Permitting, Inspection Fees Waived In City Core


Daytona Beach, FL - Building permit and inspection fees are being waived, beginning today (October 21) in the core of the city of Daytona Beach. The incentive is available for both commercial and residential properties within the borders of Mason Avenue to Shady Place and Nova Road to Ridgewood Avenue.

The action was approved by commissioners at their Aug. 18, 2021, meeting (agenda item). The purpose is to promote neighborhood improvement and beautification, as well as to spur private investment in the core of the city. The waiver of the fees will be in effect for two years, through Oct. 20, 2023. Fees charged by the State of Florida are not included in the waiver.

There are a wide range of eligible projects, including interior renovations, replacing or repairing a roof, adding fencing, improving or adding a driveway and adding windows or doors. There are also projects that are not eligible, including building a new structure separate from an existing building or any new single-family home.

Permit applications are available online or can be picked up at the Permits and Licensing office at City Hall located at 301 S. Ridgewood Ave. Drop completed applications at the office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. You can also fax to (386) 671-8149 or email For more information, call Permits and Licensing at (386) 671-8163.


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