Building Department

Kevin Singley, Building Official
City of Live Oak, Florida
Annex Building
416 East Howard Street, East

Live Oak, Florida 32064
Phone: (386) 362-2009

John W. Gill, CMC, City Clerk
Larry Sessions, City Manager
City of Live Oak, Florida

101 White Avenue Southeast
Live Oak, Florida 32064
Phone: (386) 362-2276
Fax: (386) 362-4305

Disclaimer: According to Florida Public Records Law, email correspondence to and from the City of Live Oak, including email addresses and other personal information, is public record and must be made available to the public and media upon request, unless otherwise exempt by the Public Records Law. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

Building Department

Please complete your building permit application (see documents below) in its entirety to help ensure that your application is accepted. Every application must have (don’t leave blank) an email, contact name, current address, and current phone number listed on application. Any missing information will hinder the building permit application from being processed in a timely manner. If you have any questions about the application process please contact the Building Department at, Attention: Building Secretary, Gale Lucas or call 386-362-2009.

Tips How To Download Building Permit Application and Submit It Via Email

Downloading & Submitting a Permit Application Through Email
  1. Please click and open the document you would like to fill out →.
  2. Once you click on the document it will open for you to type your information in the slots provided.

(You will need to have Acrobat Adobe Reader software or Office to open and complete the permit application)

Once you have completed the permit application,
  1. “Save As”
  2. Name the file
  3. Then attach the file in an email to Building Secretary, Gale Lucas at the Annex Building Department. Email:  
  4. If you are having difficulty downloading the permit application, and you would like a permit sent via email to you, please contact Building Secretary, Gale Lucas at 386-362-2009.

Helpful Links

The new 8th Edition of the Florida Building Codes becomes effective December 31, 2023.  All construction permitted on or after this date shall be required to comply with this set of new codes.  You may view the new codes by going to the link below.