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The Building Department is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people of the City of Marathon.  We are committed to providing public service through all of the Community Development sectors, to our citizens, and co-workers in an economical, yet effective, efficient, and personable manner.

Automated Inspection Line
Call after hours at (305) 743-0033, select option #4 then option #1.  During normal business hours, please call directly to 305-289-4133.
Leave message requesting inspection with the following information:

Permit or Project Number

Type of Inspection needed

Date the Inspection  is to be performed

Contractor’s and property owner’s name

Address of Job Site

Property Owner’s name

Contact person’s Phone Number and Any Special Request (A.M. OR P.M)  ** REMEMBER, THE CUT OFF TIME HAS CHANGED; INSPECTIONS RECEIVED PRIOR TO 3 PM WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR THE FOLLOWING BUSINESS DAY.

Inspections called in after 3 p.m. will be performed within the next two business days. In order to expedite the inspection, contractors and/or homeowners are asked to ensure that the building is posted with clearly visible numbers for identification.

The following links might be of some assistance to you:

Florida Building Code

Contracting Florida Statute 489

Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Florida Statute 468

Engineering Florida Statute 471

Architecture, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture Florida Statute 481

Building Construction Standards for Accessibility by Handicapped Persons Florida Statute 553

Liens Florida Statute 713

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)