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Planning & Development
Municipal Services Building,
2nd Floor
100 S. Myrtle Ave.
Clearwater, FL 33756

Development Service Center: (727) 562-4567
Code Compliance: (727) 562-4720

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Hours of Operation:
Development Service Center:
  Mon.-Tues. 8:00am-4:30pm
  Wed. 8:00am-2:30pm
  Thurs.-Fri. 8:00am-4:30pm
Code Compliance:
  Mon.-Fri. 8:00am-5:00pm

Planning and Development


Information about the recent Flood Insurance Program Changes

Please contact the Construction Services/Building with additional questions or concerns.

DEVELOPMENT SERVICE CENTER - Construction Services / Building Division

The Construction Services Division administers the Florida Building Code, Clearwater Housing Code and Unsafe Code. It is responsible for the building permit process which includes the acceptance of permit applications, review of construction plans, inspections and the issuance of final building documents. The Division also coordinates with other departments with respect to construction permits and hosts the Building Plan Review Committee meetings (BPRC). Additionally the Division administers the local Business Tax Receipt (business tax) program.

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Apply for a Building Permit Online

Walk-Through Building Permits

Fee Estimator

Check Status of a Permit

Schedule an Inspection

Building Informational Materials

Plans Review Target Dates / Timeframes

Building Plan Review Committee (BPRC)

Search for an Elevation Certificate / Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA)

Can't find what you're looking for? Call 727-562-4567.