The Brandon Community Development Department provides planning, zoning, building, and code compliance services to the community. We focus on improving livability, economic vitality, safety, and property values through active engagement in proactive planning, development review, and code enforcement. Our main goal is making Brandon an EXCEPTIONAL COMMUNITY IN WHICH TO LIVE, WORK AND PLAY.

What Services Do We Provide?

  • Building – Provide building permits, development review, and inspection services for all new construction, additions, and remodels within Brandon to ensure compliance with City ordinances and building codes for safe and habitable structures.
  • Code Compliance – Eliminate nuisances detrimental to the health, safety, convenience, and general welfare of the citizens – on private property within Brandon – such as waste accumulation, unsanitary conditions, abandoned vehicles, and noxious weeds.
  • Planning and Zoning – Provide for the coordinated and harmonious development of Brandon, which will, in accordance with present and future needs, best promote health, safety, order, convenience, prosperity and general welfare, as well as efficiency and economy.
  • Resources – Your one-stop shop for codes, ordinances, map, applications, fees, and frequently asked questions. Find out which forms you’ll need for your proposed development, download a Development Review Packet and related forms, and review the associated fees.

Quick Links

2012 International Property Maintenance Code

2012 International Building Code (with insignificant amendments) and some appendixes including:

  • Appendix E – Supplemental accessibility requirements
  • Appendix F – Rodent proofing

2012 International Residential Code (with significant amendments) and some appendixes including:

  • Appendix E – Manufactured housing used as dwellings
  • Appendix F – Radon control methodsSave
  • Appendix G – Swimming pools
  • Appendix J – Existing buildings and structures
  • Significant amendment: To Section 313.2 add under exception: “an automatic residential fire sprinkler system shall not be required for new buildings that use framing components or systems composed of dimensional lumber.”

2012 International Mechanical Code (with insignificant amendments)

2012 International Plumbing Code (with insignificant amendments)

2012 International Fuel Gas Code (with insignificant amendments)

2012 International Fire code (with insignificant amendments)

2011 National Electrical Code (with no amendments)

2012 International Existing Building Code (with no amendments)