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

Building Applications 

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

Download Fee Schedule

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: permitting@gilchrist.fl.us 

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

Ag Exempt Application
Authorized Agent
Building Permit Application
Contractor Registration
Credit Card Authorization
Demolition Permit Application
Electrical Permit Application
Land Use Compliance Permit Application
Life Safety Inspection
Mechanical HVAC Permit Application
MH Application
MH Installer
Notice of Commencement
Owner/Builder Statement
Permit Application for Smaller Projects
Plumbing Permit Application
Pool/Spa Permit Application
Revised Temporary Use Permit Application
Temporary Family Permit Application
Unity of Title Permit Application

Tara Howell
Permitting/Office Manager

Community Development
Building & Zoning Department
Gilchrist County, Florida
Phone: (352) 463-4618
Fax: (352) 354-9113
Email: permitting@gilchrist.fl.us

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

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