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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


Scheduling an Inspection

You may schedule an inspection with the City of Clearwater through the IVR telephone-automated system or through ePermits on the City’s website. Below are the directions for each.

If you need to reach an inspector by phone, please call between the hours of 8:00-8:30AM and 4:00-4:30PM Monday through Friday (except holidays).

Scheduling Inspections by Phone


View Inspection Codes List

To schedule an inspection by phone dial (727) 562-4580 before 12:00AM (midnight) for next day inspections. Please have your active permit number ready to enter and the appropriate inspection code, and follow the instructions below.

  • Press 1 to schedule, cancel, or get inspection results
  • Press 1 for BCP Permits, Press 2 for SGN Permits, Press 3 for FIR permits, Press 4 for TMP permits and Press 5 for ENG permits
  • Enter the permit number (without the hyphen) (Example: 200112345)
  • Press 1 to confirm the permit number
  • Press 1 to get inspection results
  • Press 2 to schedule an inspection
  • Press 3 to cancel an inspection
  • Press 4 to reschedule an inspection
  • Press 5 to access a different permit
  • Press 0 to speak to a Customer Service Representative for assistance
  • Enter the 3-digit inspection code, then press #
  • Press * to enter another inspection code
  • Press 1, 2, or 3 for the date of the inspection
  • Press # to confirm the inspection

Your inspection is now scheduled! You may call 727-562-4567 on the day of the inspection, between 8:00 a.m. and 8:25 a.m., to get an estimated timeframe of when your inspection will occur.

To continue:
Press * for another inspection on this permit
Press # to schedule inspection on another permit

Scheduling Inspections Online


Go to https://epermit.myclearwater.com

  • Click the Building tab at the top of the page
  • Enter the permit number (BCP2012-xxxxx) OR the property address into the general search area.
  • Scroll down and click Search.
  • If searching by address, locate the permit for which you would like to schedule an inspection. Click the underlined permit number to open permit.
  • Scroll down to the inspection area and click Schedule or Request an Inspection.
  • Scroll through the list of inspections to choose the one you would like to schedule.
  • Click Continue.
  • Pick the day you want the inspection to occur (which can be the next business day or any business day AFTER the day you are scheduling the inspection).
  • Click All Day under Available Times for the day you requested.
  • Click Continue to review your choices
  • Click Finish to schedule the inspection or Cancel to make changes.

Your inspection is now scheduled! You may call 727-562-4567 on the day of the inspection, between 8:00 a.m. and 8:25 a.m., to get an estimated timeframe of when your inspection will occur.

If you have any difficulty scheduling an inspection through our ePermit application, please call 727-562-4578 for assistance.