Building Department

Building Department Services are provided by:


Corporate Headquarters:

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

To request an inspection, please send an e-mail to the address below:


Please be sure to provide the address, permit number, type of inspection, and the date you are requesting the inspection for. The cut-off time for next business day inspections is 3:00 p.m.

If you would like to speak to an inspector, please contact the Building Department between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and a customer service representative will assist you.


ALL permits will be charged a surcharge of 2.5% on the total of ALL permit fees ($4.00 minimum).  These changes are required based upon the State of Florida's Permit Surcharge Program.

Permit Fee Schedules (click on the hyperlinks below):

Commercial     Residential

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Darlene MacDonald Permit Clerk (352) 394-3598, ext. 180
WIlliam "Bill" Hudson Building Official (352) 394-3598, ext. 181
Tom Walsh Regional SAFEbuilt Manager (727) 440-7287
Helen Pender Permit Clerk (352) 394-3598, ext. 182