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Building Department Forms

If you have any questions regarding general permitting, email the Building Clerk or contact the Building Department at 561-732-2635.  

When submitting for a building permit, please include the following:

  • One (1) signed and notarized Permit Application,
  • Two (2) copies of back-up material (plans, survey, product approvals, etc.). Three (3) copies may be required if project impacts drainage,
  • Signed Construction Site Management Handbook, 
  • Two (2) copies of the recorded and certified Notice of Commencement (if applicable),
  • 2 copies of Condo/Association Approval, 
  • 2 copies of scope of work and square footage valuation,
  • Copy of the State Certified License from the Dept. of Business and Professional Regulation and/or Palm Beach County Business Tax Receipt;
  • Copy of the Palm Beach County Competency Card,
  • General Liability Insurance,
  • Worker's Compensation (or exemption), and 
  • Payment (cash, check, echeck, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express - service fee applied to echeck $2.00 and cards 3%)
  • Other forms, plans, or approvals may be required depending on the type of project. Please see the checklists below and the General Permitting & Building Department Information for more details. 
The application needs to be submitted in its entirety to be considered a complete application. For more information, please review the General Permitting & Building Department Information or contact the Building Clerk at 561-732-2635. For the Florida Building Code, please click here.

The Building Permit Forms may be printed, completed, and delivered to the Building Department (hit refresh after opening document to view most up-to-date form). If forms are not linked, please call Town Hall at 561-732-2635 to request the form to be emailed to you. Old and outdated forms will not be accepted.

Did you know that there is a building permit application expediting fee? The fee is 50 percent of the permit fee plus $50.00.

ACCA Manual Form
Affidavit to Appoint Agent (not for permit runner usage)
Appeal Decision of Administrative Official Application 
Appeal Decision of Planning & Zoning Commission Application 
Asbestos Notification Statement  (required for all demolitions and/or renovations)
Building Permit Application 
Sub Permit Application (cost and plans included with main permit package)

Building Permit Checklist (for new structures, additions, remodels, SI/SD)
Change of Contractor Form
Change of Permit Status Form
Certificate of Occupancy/Completion Checklist 
Temporary Certificate of Occupancy/Completion Application 
Construction Site Management Handbook
Demolition Permit Checklist & Forms
Driveway Checklist/Swale Agreement Form & Details
Dune Planting Application
Dune Trimming Application
Early Fixturing/Stocking Application
Early Power Release Form
Elevation Certificate Booklet (required with construction drawings, before vertical construction and prior to issuance of C/C or C/O)
Elevation Certificate Guidance
Energy Performance Level (EPL) Display Card
Envelope Leakage Test Report
Fence Permit Checklist
Fill Permit/Lot Clearing Application
FPL's Caring for Trees Handout
Hurricane Mitigation Form
Inspection Request Form
Land Development Action Application 
Land Development Code Variance Application 

Land Development Code Administrative Variance Application 
Mandatory Duct Inspection Certification Form 
Nonconversion Agreement
Notice of Commencement Form
Owner-Builder Affidavit Disclosure Statement Form
Permit Revision/Resubmittal Form
Private Provider Application Package

Rental Registration Application
Right-of-Way Parking Permit Application
Roofing Forms 
Septic Permit Checklist 
Sign Permit  Checklist (other than construction or real estate signs)
SI/SD Detailed Construction Cost Breakdown Itemization Package
Temporary Structure Request Form
Tree Permit Application and Checklist
Utility Easement Consent & Hold Harmless Consent Forms

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