*The 2014 Florida Building Code, 5th Edition, became effective June 30, 2015
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.
Hours of Operation:
The Building Department is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Permits may be applied for electronically using our Citizen Portal; permit applications must now provide all documents in electronic form. Hard copy permit applications may still be submitted for minor projects, such as equipment change-outs, and owner/builder projects. All major credit cards are accepted for payment. Last sign in for permit application is 4:30p.m.
Inspections are performed Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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345 Tequesta Drive
Tequesta, FL 33469
Acting Building Director/Building Official
Ph: (561) 768-0511
Building Inspector/Plans Examiner
Ph: (561) 768-0511
Building Permits Coordinator/Licensing Clerk
Ph: (561) 768-0454
Building Permit Coordinator/Licensing Clerk
Ph: (561) 768-0453
The Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance of the Village of Tequesta provides the requirements for all development located within the Village; even work exempt from Florida Building Code requirements. Building Department personnel are prepared to provide information regarding your property and whether or not it lies within a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA). Floodplain Development Permits are required prior to building permit issue if the project is located in an SFHA; Elevation Certificates and/or No-Rise/No-Impact Certifications may also be needed. Contact staff at 561-768-0450.
Business Tax Receipts (aka, Occupational Licenses)
The Village of Tequesta Code of Ordinances requires any business operating within the Village limits to have a Businesses Tax Receipt issued through the Building Department.
Business owners should contact the Building Department at 561-768-0450 to obtain the information needed to submit the application.