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The Florida Building Code 6th Edition 2017 will take effect on December 31,2017.
For more information, please visit https://www.floridabuilding.org/c/default.aspx

Mission Statement

To promote the Vision statement of Delray Beach’s comprehensive plan providing accurate, fair, efficient, expeditious and professional building code enforcement to the citizens of Delray Beach. The Building Division will ensure quality development while protecting the health, safety and welfare of all residents through enforcement of Delray Beach codes and ordinances, Florida building code, and architectural and property maintenance standards.

The Building Department has processed 45,899 permits in the last five years, with 6,142 of those processed in 2016. There are many interesting projects currently being processed or that are recently permitted and under construction throughout the City.

Hours of Operation

Office Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Monday - Friday) except designated holidays

Permit Intake
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (Monday - Friday)

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Monday, Wednesday & Friday)

Plan Review ** Effective May 26,2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Monday - Friday)

* Effective May 26, 2017*
   - Plan Reviewers will be available to assist you during the hours of 2:00pm - 4:00pm. 
   - To help expedite the Plan Review process, please wait to address comments until a 
      full review is completed and submit all corrections at once.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Customer Service Survey

The Building Division would greatly appreciate any comments or concerns you would like to share about our department and/or your experience with us! 

please click here: Survey

The Building Division is located within City Hall at 100 NW 1st Avenue in the one-story wing on the north side of the building.

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