Building Division

Responsibilities
The Building Department is a centralized operation, housing all of the services relating to building and permitting activity for the City of Palm Beach Gardens.

The city adopted the Universal County-Wide / Municipal Building Permit Application Form (PDF) (Please print this form double-sided). This fillable form replaces the residential, commercial, sub-permit and revision permit application forms used in the past.
  
 
***THE FOLLOWING BUILDING FEE CHANGES WILL BE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2016***
Plan Review Surcharge Contract >$500, 10% of Building Permit Fee. If contract <$500, 10% of Building Permit Fee or $25 minimum. Additional mandatory penalty fees per FS 553.
Building Permit Fee 1.8% of the first $100,000 (minimum $75), plus 1.3% of the remainder over $100,000, plus .98% of the remainder over $1,000,000
Annual Facility Permit Fee  $150
Application or Permit Extension/Renewal Fee 1st extension, $50. 2nd extension, $75, 3rd extension $100. Each extension is for 90 days only. 
Change of Contractor  $50
Stocking/Training Fee  <5,000 sq. ft., $300. >5,000 sq. ft., $750
 
    
Open Permit Status Requests
Requests must be made using the Open Permit / Code Case Status Requests Form (PDF). Only 1 type of search on 1 address is allowed per request form. Requests will be processed in the order in which they are received. Individual requests are $100 and may take up to 10 business days for processing from the date the city receives the request. Expedited requests are a 2 business day turnaround and are $200. Once money is receipted by the city, requests are non-transferable and non-refundable. Please make your check payable to the City of Palm Beach Gardens and mail to the following address:
 
City of Palm Beach Gardens
Attn: Cashier
10500 N Military Trail
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Please note that this information is available at no charge via our Online Permit System.