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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
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Monday - Friday)

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


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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