Building Department Contact Information
In the wake of COVID-19, public access into the Building Department is prohibited.
All new submittals & revisions MUST be submitted online using the below link to the Building Department Online Portal.
Permit pick ups are by appointment ONLY for older permits already started under the old system.
Any further questions please contact the Building Department at 561-278-4540.
2021 Construction Hours
Per the Town's Code of Ordinances Section 12-6, Hours of construction, construction is prohibited between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. and on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, which includes any full day when the administrative offices of the Town are closed.
Below is a list of dates that construction work will not be allowed during the 2021 calendar year:
New Year's Day - Friday, January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Monday, January 18
President's Day - Monday, February 15
Memorial Day - Monday, May 31
Independence Day (observed) - Friday, July 5
Labor Day - Monday, September 6
Columbus Day - Monday, October 11
Veterans Day - Wednesday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 25
Thanksgiving Day (After) - Friday, November 26*
Christmas Eve - Thursday, December 23
Christmas Day (observed) - Friday, December 24
*Please note that construction is allowed the day after Thanksgiving*
Building Department Forms and Documents
As of January 22, 2019, the Building Department will not accept the Town of Highland Beach permit application and will only accept Palm Beach County's Universal Application. Forms are available to download below.
Addendum to Permit Application for Fences, Walls and Gates
Air Conditioning Replacement Form
Asbestos and Lead Paint Notification Statement
Authorized Agent Affidavit for Building Permits
Authorized Agent Affidavit for Development Order Applications
Building Permit Application
Change of Contractor
Change of Sub Contractor
Change Order Form 701
Comprehensive Plan - Adopted November 2019
Contractor Registration Form
Construction Site Management Handbook
Development Order Application Packet
Do You Need a Building Permit?
Early Power Release Request Form
Expired Permit Form
Electronic Document Submittal Standards
Fee Schedule Effective October 2020
Floating Dock Exemption Certification Application (Free)
Highland Beach Official Zoning Map
Notice of Commencement
Owner Builder Disclosure Statement
Payment of Permit Application Fees
Permit Application General Checklist
Portable Storage Unit Application
Residential Swimming Pool Safety Affidavit
Special Inspector Form
Vacation Rentals Registration Form
Variance Application for Board of Adjustment & Appeals
Window/Door Buck Affidavit