Effective September 1, 2019, the Marion County Building Safety Department will begin permitting ALL Water Heater replacements/change-outs as required under FBC 105.1 Required.

Any owner or owner’s authorized agent who intends to……..replace any…………plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code……………. shall first make an application to the building official and obtain the required permit. The installation shall comply with chapter 5- WATER HEATERS of the 6th edition FBC Plumbing and/or the 6th edition of the FBC Residential Chapter 20.


The Marion County Building Industry Association is here for you. Ready to buy a new home? Remodel your current home? Need ideas on “going green”? Want to know exactly what to look for in choosing a contractor? Let the MCBIA be your guide! Contact us for a referral or advice.


PUBLIC NOTICE WARNING: Homeowners Face Penalties For Hiring Unlicensed Contractors. According to Florida Law, consumers who knowingly hire unlicensed construction contractors could face a fine of up to $5,000.00.  Chapter 455.228


Here are some links to help you make an educated decision when choosing a Builder, Remodeler or contractor.