Building Division

The Building Division is implementing procedural changes in response to the Coronavirus  Pandemic by reducing person-to-person contact. We intend to continue our services and to minimize the inconvenience to applicants and customers. The information below will be updated periodically. 


All applications which contains no seals from Engineers and Architects, will be accepted via email only, and they are to be submitted to Jennae Graham at and she will forward them to the permit clerks, whom will accept them and issue the process number and follow the application payment process with the applicant.

Payments: payments will only be accepted online and after payment, the applicant must notify the permit clerk when instructed; then, the permit will be emailed by the pricing clerk to the applicant as an email attachment.

Plans Examiners:

They will perform remote reviews and the applicant(s) can contact them via email or to their desk phone for any questions within their application comments (if any).


All scheduled inspections are being reopened as usual and the permit holder must contact the inspector via phone, as they are authorized (at their discretion) to accept all electronic means of proving that the scope of work is performed in accordance to the building code requirements or letter from an engineer or architect approving the scheduled inspection (at the cost of the applicant /permit holder). Evidence of such inspection must be maintained for logging and filing. In addition, staff is hereby instructed that only exterior inspections are to be performed; and that any other interior inspections can be performed as authorized as above.

 Inspections Line:

It will be forwarded to Tiffinee Jackson and he will notify the requestor, to contact the inspector for additional instructions as noted above.


All (including inspections line) will be active for communications during work hours (Mon-Thu = 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM).

Finally, any special or emergency request will be on a case by case basis and responded based in the available and reachable information; and the Drop-box is no longer available.

Broward County

Broward County is reminding residents of various ways they can receive local government services without face-to-face interactions in government facilities. These alternatives are being offered to help protect the public and County employees. Until further notice, the following Government Center West (GCW) services are available only through these alternate means; public foot traffic for these transactions will not be an option until future notice. (GCW is located at 1 N. University Drive, Plantation Florida.)

Building Code Services, Consumer Protection, Chauffeur Registration, Childcare Licensing, Environmental Permitting, Planning and Development Management, and Code and Zoning.

All these services can be accomplished through Broward’s GCW Virtual Operations. Visit and select GCW Virtual Operations for more information. You may also call the Broward County Call Center at 311 or 954-831-4000, Toll-free: 833-311-BRWD (2793).

You may submit your Development and Environmental Review application online through our e-Permit portal at If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact us. 

Additional helpful links:

  1. Physical Address
    400 South Federal Highway
    Hallandale Beach, FL 33009

    Phone: 954-457-1383
    Fax: 954-457-1488

    Building Division's Counter Hours
    7:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Monday -Thursday (Excluding Holidays)
    Customers with questions requiring extensive assistance must be in line by 5:00 pm

Building Services

The Building Division implements the minimum requirements of the Florida Building Code (FBC) and Broward County Administrative Provisions currently in effect to safeguard the public health, safety, and general welfare. Our responsibility is to ensuring compliance with the Florida Building Code and the laws and regulations set forth by the City of Hallandale Beach. In this capacity, the division: 

  • Reviews residential, commercial and accessory structure building plans; 
  • Issues applicable trade building permit, such as, plumbing, irrigation, mechanical, and   electrical permits for new residential and commercial construction as well as permits for additions, alterations/repairs to existing structures; 
  • Performs building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, miscellaneous and sign inspections; 
  • Processes Certificate of Occupancy ; 
  • Registers licensed contractors (electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and irrigation) to perform work;
  • Provides building code and unsafe structure enforcement; and
  • Educates and conducts public safety and awareness programs.

Visit our Permits section of our page for more information on our permitting process.
 For more information about how the Building Division can help you or your business, please stop by our offices or call us at (954) 457-1383 or email us at:

Online Services

The City of Hallandale Beach is pleased to offer our citizens, businesses, and visitors access to our 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online services. Our online services page not only provides a quick understanding on the permitting process in our City, it allows the customer control over the process, and while tools help our staff optimize their daily routes allow for maximum efficiency. You can now pay online outstanding permit fees, view status of permit and schedule your inspection by visiting our Citizen Self Service (CSS) portal

We have also partnered with Broward County ePermitsOneStop, customers can now apply electronically which allow for our City staff and Broward County to review permits simultaneously, while reducing turnaround times, and for our customers it would eliminate any trips to Broward’s Government Center in Plantation.

Environmental Sustainability

Solar Energy in Hallandale Beach! The City of Hallandale Beach is a SolSmart Silver Designation! 

The SolSmart is a new national technical assistance and designation program, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative, designed to recognize communities that have taken key steps to address local barriers to solar energy and foster the growth of mature local solar markets. The SolSmart program seeks to address "solar soft costs," or business process or administrative costs that can increase the time and money it takes to install a solar energy system.  For more information view solar incentives.