Building Department Forms / Permitting

The City of Lake Helen Building Department accepts Volusia County Building Department Forms (link to open to external site).

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Permits can be delivered to City Hall (327 S. Lakeview Drive, Lake Helen)
Mailed to PO Box 39, Lake Helen, Florida 32744  Or emailed to
Please bring 2 complete sets of all forms and documents with you (except energy forms – 3 sets required).

** The 7th Edition Florida Building Code became Effective Midnight December 31, 2020*

Fee Schedule

Permit Fee Schedule – (City of Lake Helen utilizes Volusia County Permit Fee Schedule (per Resolution 2006-04) opens in new window in external site
Historic Style Guide

Certificate of Appropriateness Applications:
Certificate of Appropriateness Application
Modification to COA – Certificate of Appropriateness Application
Fence – Certificate of Appropriateness Application
Certificate of Appropriateness Checklist:
Certificate of Appropriateness Checklist
Business Tax
Business Tax Commercial Application
Business Tax Residential Application – Home Occupation
Other Permits
Tree Removal
Newcomer’s Guide
Event Permit
Facility Rentals
Facility Rental Application
Other Forms
Advisory Board Vacancy Application
Lake Helen Pattern Book
Part 1 – Community and New Building Design (opens to external site)
Part 2 – The Historical Style Guide (opens to external Site)