Building Department

The Building Inspection Department is responsible for the inspection of building construction projects including:

  • Structural elements
  • Plumbing
  • Heating and cooling
  • Electrical systems

Other responsibilities of the Department include:

  • Issuing building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and demolition permits
  • Checking plans
  • Inspecting housing complaints
  • Overseeing structure / moving permits
  • Inspecting wood stoves
  • Maintaining special inspection reports

Walton County building department serves as the current building inspection department for the City of DeFuniak Springs. If you need further information, you may contact them at (850) 892-8160 or you may contact them at