Building & Zoning
Phone: 561-732-2635 Ext 49
Lisa Burns, Building Clerk
Phone: 561-732-2635 Ext 12
Functions and Duties of the Building Official:
Interprets Florida Building Codes and Town Codes and Ordinances and ensures compliance with codes pertaining to building, zoning, land use, land development, signs and tree removal, reviews building plans, issues permits, performs inspections on all types of construction, and issues notices of violation and stop work orders as necessary. Important focus areas include Customer Service, pre-permit planning meetings, and attending Town Commission and Advisory Board meetings for professional consultation. Focuses on construction site management, and attends Special Magistrate hearings for code enforcement.
Functions and Duties of the Building Clerk:
Coordinates activities of the Building Department, accepts and processes building permit applications and various paperwork associated thereto and ensures accuracy of the documents, processes and issues permits and licenses approved by the Building Official, records and schedules various types of inspections, issues Certificates of Occupancy, Certificates of Completion and Stop Work Orders as approved by the Building Official, and responds to public inquiries and conducts research regarding the Building Department and Town Clerk Department functions. Maintains all records and spreadsheets of the Building Department, and provides for the annual scanning of documents for the department. Performs lien searches and records rental registrations. Serves as the Town’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) Coordinator, attending quarterly meetings and executing and properly documenting various activities for annual recertification and the five-year cycle visit.