Building Department



Due to the current State of Emergency declared by the State of Florida and the Village of Tequesta (“Village”) in response to the Coronavirus, the Village Building Department will be closed to the public, until further notice, beginning at 5:00 p.m. on March 18, 2020 but will remain fully operational. Building permit applications can be submitted online at or via email to

If you would like to request an inspection during this time, please schedule online at or call Building Department personnel at (561) 768-0454 at least 24-hours in advance of the requested inspection date. Inspection requests will be reviewed by the Building Official on a case-by-case basis, taking into consideration the health and safety of the Village community. Interior inspections may submit photos and/or videos to and requests for video inspections via FaceTime may be made by calling (561) 768-0454.  Instructions on how to apply for a building permit online or scheduling an inspection online.

Please call the Building Department at (561) 768-0454 if you have any questions.

The 2017 Florida Building Code, 6th Edition, became effective January 1, 2018.

Mission Statement

To provide for the life, safety and welfare of our Village through efficient, unbiased enforcement of industry standards in the building environment and to ensure professional, knowledgeable, and comprehensive plan review and inspection in a timely fashion.

Services Offered