Update: The Building Department is now open to visitors.
Please Note the following:
- Face coverings required for entry
- Two person maximum inside lobby
- Payment methods accepted: check or credit card
- Business hours are 7:00am - 3:30pm (last entry at 3:15pm)
- A signed Building Permit application, contract/proposal signed by property owner, and two (2) hard copies of the construction plans, product approvals/NOAs, and/or other documents detailing the work to be performed is required for all permit submittals. If the value is over $2,500, the signatures on the application must be notarized.
- Incomplete or insufficient applications will not be processed.
- All information must be legible.
- A copy of the recorded Notice of Commencement form is required for permits where job valuation is greater than $2,499, except for Mechanical permits where the job valuation is greater than $7,499. Please see the Palm Beach County website for this form/submittal requirements.
- Please submit completed permit application and documents in one (1) email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The following types of permits may be submitted through email:
o Exact AC change out
o Water heater
o Electric panel change out
- All permits must be paid for/picked up in person
For inspection scheduling please call (561) 841-3365 (prompt 1).
Take Northlake Blvd exit from I-95. Head east 2 miles to U.S. Highway 1. Take a left turn at the light and head north to South Anchorage Drive (approximately 1/4 mile). Village Square Plaza will be on your right. Park on the west side of the plaza and enter through the courtyard.
Flood Zone Information
It is very important for you to know if your property is located in a flood zone. Elevation Certificates for building permits may be required on properties within the Special Flood Hazard Area. Copies of Elevation Certificates for insurance purposes as well as flood zone determinations are available upon request.
To download a copy of the Flood Information Request application, click here!
To look up a property's flood zone, click here!
- When and why do I need a building permit?
- How long will it take for my permit to get approved?
- How much does the permit cost?
- Can I begin work/demo prior to the permit being issued?
- Can I submit a building permit application online, via facsimile, or mail?
- How do I schedule inspections and inspection times once I have my permit?
- Can the Building Department recommend a good contractor?
- Does the Building Department have copies of my house/condo plans?
- Why do I need to have a copy of my contract?