Do you need a tent for an event or sale?
A permit is required for any tents submitted by a tent company contractor. Tents that are less than 120 square feet, not submitted by a tent company, are exempt.
You will need:
View Specific Use and Size Requirements
Enter the use of the tent under the work description on Page 1 and complete the tent information on the second page of the application.
Fill Out the Form
Email the completed form to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of Orlando allows you to submit your plans digitally so you can have them reviewed online. You will receive an email after we process your application. It will give you a link to ProjectDox and a temporary password. Make sure you follow the upload requirements.
If your project value exceeds $2,500 you will need to file a Notice of Commencement with the Orange County Comptroller's Office. Once the Notice of Commencement is filed, you need to post a certified copy at the site and provide a copy to the City of Orlando.
Submit Your Recorded Notice of Commencement
At any point in the project, you can check your permit status, plan review completion dates, related permits, etc., via our Permit Lookup tool.
Look up Permit
We will email you payment instructions after all reviews are completed and approved; and updated contractor information is associated with your permit. You can view any fees that are due and pay them using our Permit Lookup tool.
After you pay your fees, we will email you to let you know your plans are available for download. Login to ProjectDox and download your plans from the Approved folder. You must print them to scale and post on your job site to begin construction.
Tents that are more than 900 square feet require a fire safety inspection. If you are using food warmers, candles or other hazards, you will also need to schedule an inspection.
Contact the Fire Life Safety Division
at 407.246.2386 or email@example.com for more information.