Request to Change a Contractor

Do you need to change a contractor on your project?

You need to notify the City of Orlando if you want to change the contractor who is working on your project. If permits have already been issued, you may be charged 25 percent of the permit fee or minimum permit fee, whichever is greater.

Online

Complete a change of contractor form

Download and fill out your change of contractor form. Once you finish, print your completed form.

Download the Form

Notarize your change of contractor form

You will need to notarize your change of contractor form. We offer notary services at our offices at city hall.

City of Orlando City Hall
Permitting Services Division
400 South Orange Avenue, 1st Floor
Orlando, FL 32801

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays

Scan and submit the completed form to the City of Orlando

Submit Your Change of Contractor Form

You can also drop off the completed form in-person or fax the form to us at 407.246.3420.

City of Orlando City Hall
Permitting Services Division
400 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays

We'll review your request

After submitting your documents, expect a response from us within two business days. We will also notify you of any fees.

Make a payment

  1. Use our online service to pay your fees
  2. Once you pay your fees, notify us by sending an email to: permittingservices@orlando.gov

Record a new Notice of Commencement with the Orange County Comptroller's Office

You must notify the Orange County Comptroller's Office of the new contractor. Record your Notice of Commencement with the Orange County Comptroller's Office by submitting it via postal mail or in-person at the Orange County Comptroller's Office. The cost to record a one-page Notice of Commencement is $10. You may also wish to purchase certified copies for $3 each.

  • Orange County Comptroller's Office
    109 East Church Street, 3rd Floor, Suite 300
    Orlando, FL 32801

    Hours of Operation:
    7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays

    For more information, call 407.836.5115.  

Submit the new recorded Notice of Commencement with the city

Once your new Notice of Commencement is recorded with the Orange County Comptroller's Office, submit the recorded notice with the City of Orlando.

Submit Your Recorded Notice of Commencement 

You can also drop off the completed form in-person or fax it to us at 407.246.3420.

City of Orlando City Hall
Permitting Services Division
400 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801

Resume your project

You can now complete your project with your new contractor.