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100 NW 1st Ave
Delray Beach FL 33444
Building Department information for City of Delray Beach, FL

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City of Delray Beach, FL - Building Department Information

The following Building Department information is available for City of Delray Beach, FL

Building and Related Codes and Amendments

Permit Information and Forms

Forms & Applications

Listed below are applications, forms and checklists that you can download from this site. You can fill these out ahead of time and simplify your application process. The checklists, calculation tables and requirements provide further information on what you need to submit with your application. If you have any questions, please call (561)243-7200.

NOTE: ALL permits will require signed contracts with two (2) signatures. Signatures must include owner OR tenant AND contractor of record OR design professional of record.

Asbestos Affidavit
Banner Permit
Building Permit Application (4 page form)
Demolition Permit (form is under review; contact office: 561/243-7200)
Electrical Permit Application
Fence Permit Application
Hardscape Paving Application
Irrigation and Well Permit Application
Landscape Application
Landlord Permit Application
Mechanical Permit Application
Plumbing Permit Application
Roof Permit Application
Shutter Permit Application
Tree Scrub & Vegetation Removal Application
Sign Permit
Voice Permits System Code List

Application for Existing Road Use Credit
Board of Adjustments
Business Tax Receipt Forms and Information
Checklist for Construction Requiring a Separate Permit
Electrical Release Agreement
Fee Schedule (increase 8/7/12)
Landscape Calculations Duplex
Landscape Calcs Multi-Family Commercial Industrial
Landscape Calculations Single Family
Landscape Codes
Notice of Commencement
Directions to WPB to file NOC
Owner Builder Affidavit
Swimming Pool Affidavit
Recommended Native Plant Materials
Release of Contractor Affidavit
Residential Alarm System Certification
Revision Request Form
Sidewalk Cafe Application
Special Inspector Form
Tent Requirements
Tent Fire Department Check-off List

This information is compiled from the City of Delray Beach FL website

Licensing Information

Business Tax Receipt Applications

What is a Business Tax Receipt?
A business tax receipt is a tax levied upon all businesses within the municipal boundaries. Payment of the tax receipt does not certify or imply the competence of the licensee. Within Florida, most cities and counties have a business tax receipt.

Do You Need a Business Tax Receipt?

If you engage or manage any business, profession, or perform any business within our City limits, you need to purchase a tax receipt. If your business has more than one location, a separate tax receipt is required for each location. A separate tax receipt is issued for each use performed within your business.

Getting Started
Effective Monday, October 23, 2017, you may apply for a Business Tax Receipt between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, in the Community Improvement Department of City Hall, located at 100 NW 1st Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33444. Our phone number is (561) 243-7203, Ext. 6206.  A secured drop-off box is located next to the window for your convenience.

What to Bring with You to City Hall

  • Applicant/Owner Name
  • Business Name
  • Business Address
  • Business Mailing Address
  • Business Phone/Cell Phone Number
  • Corporation Information, such as registered agent
  • Business Description
  • Number of Units (of apartment/hotel)
  • Professional Certifications (If applicable)
  • Competency Card/State License (If applicable)
  • Insurance (If applicable)
  • Health Department Approval (If applicable)
  • Check, money order or exact cash

100 NW 1st Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444
(561) 243-7203 Ext. 6206

Additional Information

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