Department of Development Support
and Environmental Management

Records

Records are not available to view online.

 

Tips on Records

  • Leon County Development Support and Environmental Management did not start keeping residential plans for our Records until 2002.
  • The Florida Building Code did not go into effect until March of 1973. Having stated this, documents do not exist prior to this date.
  • To understand what the prefixes mean on the permit numbers, click here.
  • For septic tank locations, please call the Leon County Health Department at (850) 895-8360.

Public Records Request

  • To submit a Public Records Request for properties that are outside of City of Tallahassee limits, please send an email to Records with the address or parcel ID.
  • To request Commercial floor plans that fall under the following exempt status, please complete the Leon County Exempt Documents Distribution Form.
    • 119.071 General exemptions from inspection or copying of public records.
      • 1.Building plans, blueprints, schematic drawings, and diagrams, including draft, preliminary, and final formats, which depict the internal layout and structural elements of a building, arena, stadium, water treatment facility, or other structure owned or operated by an agency are exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution.
      • 2.This exemption applies to building plans, blueprints, schematic drawings, and diagrams, including draft, preliminary, and final formats, which depict the internal layout and structural elements of a building, arena, stadium, water treatment facility, or other structure owned or operated by an agency before, on, or after the effective date of this act.
      • 3.Information made exempt by this paragraph may be disclosed: a. To another governmental entity if disclosure is necessary for the receiving entity to perform its duties and responsibilities; b. To a licensed architect, engineer, or contractor who is performing work on or related to the building, arena, stadium, water treatment facility, or other structure owned or operated by an agency; or c. Upon a showing of good cause before a court of competent jurisdiction.
      • 4.The entities or persons receiving such information shall maintain the exempt status of the information. (c)

Open or Expired Building Permits

  • Lien Searches provides for the research of open or expired building permit requests. There is a $90 fee for this service.

Certificate of Completion and Certificate of Occupancy

 

  • Email all Certificate of Completion and Certificate of Occupancy requests to the email below.

Please email all request or Records questions to DSEM_Records@leoncountyfl.gov

 

Contact

Carol Mumford - Records Manager
850-606-1338

Katrina Huffmaster - Records Technician
850-606-1351

Contact us

Development Support and Environmental Management
435 N. Macomb Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Tel: +1 850 606 1300
Fax: +1 850 606 1301