TAVARES — Beginning Friday, Dec. 11, the Lake County Department of Growth Management, Building Services Division, located on the fifth floor of the Lake County Administration Building at 315 W. Main St. in Tavares, will extend that office’s normal operating hours to Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Since March 2009, the Building Services Division had been closed on Fridays. To provide five-day customer service, Building Services is staggering hours of its administrative and plan review staff. Field inspection will remain at four days a week, Monday-Thursday.
The Lake County Building Services Division is funded through an enterprise fund where the fees collected from building permits pays for staffing and operational costs. The Division has reduced its hours as the number of construction projects in the County declined.
For more information, about the Lake County Department of Growth Management, Building Services Division, call (352) 343-9653.