Building Services


Effective Immediately: 8/01/18 The Building Permit Fee Schedule has changed. Please use the new fee schedule to estimate your permit cost.

On 12/31/17 the FBC 2017 6th Edition goes into effect. Please be advised that certain forms have been revised to reflect this code change. Please verify, prior to submittal, that you are using the most current version of the forms as applicable.

HOA Affidavit

All submittals for residential permits must include the HOA Affidavit Form.  

Recent Changes

We are now accepting online submittals for water heater replacements, air conditioning replacements and electrical panel/service changes. For more information please click here.

Did you know that you can schedule your inspections online?

The Building Division is now accepting requests via email.  For more information on how to schedule inspections please click here.

General Information

The Building Division is responsible for enforcing codes and ordinances ensuring safe, sound and progressive development of commercial and residential properties. Renovations, remodeling and construction are all closely monitored, while code inspections are conducted systematically. The division complies with guidelines established by the Florida Building Commission and Broward County Board of Rules & Appeals. The Building Division has three areas of responsibility: Building, Occupational Licensing, and Burglar Alarm Permitting.

Contact Us
Our staff is available to assist you in the permitting process. 
  • For general questions regarding permit status, requirements, etc. please call (954) 480-4250
  • To schedule an inspection  please call (954) 571-4504.
  • Our fax number is (954) 422-5812
  • Permit status can be viewed online here.
Building Division **New Permit Applications**
Provides plan review, permits and periodic inspection services to most public and private construction as determined by the Florida Building Code and other applicable laws. The Building Division is responsible for the identification and removal of unsafe structures in conjunction with the Unsafe Structure Board.

Burglar Alarm Permitting/ Registration
Beginning Thursday, April 27, 2017, the City of Deerfield Beach False Alarm Reduction Program will no longer be administered by CryWolf Services.

For more information, please email or contact
(954) 571-4500.
Home Owners (HOA approval)
It is your responsibility to obtain approval from your Home Owners Association before applying for a permit and comply with their requirements.