Building & Permitting

The Town of Ponce Inlet actively enforces the 2017 Florida Building Code, the Code of Ordinances, and the Land Use & Development Code. Before doing any construction in your home or on your property, please contact the Planning and Development department to see if a permit is required. Permits are needed for almost all construction, remodeling, tree removal, fencing, decking, walkways, driveways, patios, etc. The permitting system exists to make sure the work is done correctly and safely. Getting a permit in advance is required by law and will minimize any unexpected expenses or delays.



Any Building Department related documents can be obtained by contacting Heather Lill hlill@ponce-inlet.org or Lois Dean ldean@ponce-inlet.org



Duties & Responsibilities


The Building Department reviews building plans, issues building permits, provides inspections, issues business tax receipts and enforces property maintenance codes. All inspections and permitting activities are conducted in accordance with the Florida Building Code and other State and Town laws. The Building Department also reviews and enforces Floodplain Management rules and regulations.