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Building Permit Self Service

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Effective 3/23/20

All inspections have been suspended until further notice.

City Hall is closed.   The Building Division is unavailable for permit pick-up and submittal until further notice.

We do not have the ability to pay fees on-line.

We do have staff who are continuing to work on plans currently in review and to process the permits.

We will update you with changes, as necessary.

If you have any other questions, please call us at 561-243-7200.


Check on the status of your building permit:

Meet with a Plan Reviewer

Plan Reviewers will be available to assist you during the hours of 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. To help expedite the Plan Review process, please wait to address comments until a full review is completed and submit all corrections at once.

Online Building Permits Self Service

Our Building Permits Self Service portal allows you to 

  • Check the status of your application
  • View plan review comments
  • Schedule, cancel, or reschedule inspections
  • Check an inspection result
  • Check if a certain address has been issued a permit to do work

Voice Automated Self-Service

You are also able to schedule/cancel inspections, check inspection results and get the plan review status of your application via phone using Voice Permits.

To use the voice system, please call (561) 404-1058 using a touch tone phone and have your Telephone Access Code available. The Telephone Access Code is located at the top left hand side of your permit.

Permit for Website


The Telephone Access Code is a randomly generated number that is different for each subtrade permit processed. For example, if you are building a house, you might have 7 permits each with a different Telephone Access Code. The inspections for each of these "subtrade" permits must be called under their appropriate Telephone Access Code.

 Application Status: Enter the Application/Permit number - example 12-55555.

Permit Verification: Enter the site address information as asked for on the screen.

Inspections: Enter the permits unique Telephone Access Code, printed at the top left hand side of each permit.