Building Department Applications 

NOTICE: Homeowners acting as contractor must appear in person to apply for permits.

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Electronic Submissions
Online or e-mailed permit applications must include all required documentation be uploaded as attachment(s) with your application.  Please see checklist for required application requirements.   Please indicate owner’s last name in subject line.  If files are too large, multiple e-mails may be needed. 

Printing fees will apply for all electronically submitted application.  Please see fee schedule.

To apply by e-mail: [email protected] 

To apply in person
Applications may be submitted in person:
209 SE 1st Street, Trenton, FL  32693
Monday – Thursday :  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday:  8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
Office closures will be posted on our website.

New Home Construction Steps
Mobile Homes Steps

All applications must be notarized unless an electronic agreement is on file with the county.

All owner builder applications must be turned in In Person by Owner.

Building Applications

Zoning Applications

Gene Stockman
Building Official
Community Development
Building & Zoning Department
Gilchrist County, Florida
Office: (352) 463-4620
Cell: (352) 210-0411
Email: [email protected]

Tara Howell
Permitting/Office Manager

Community Development
Building & Zoning Department
Gilchrist County, Florida
Phone: (352) 463-3173
Fax: (352) 354-9113
Email: [email protected]

Community Development
Building and Zoning/Planning
209 SE 1st Street
Trenton, FL 32693

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
352-463-3173 – Office
352-354-9113 – Fax


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