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Construction Services & Permitting

Notices:

August 20th, 2015 -
The City of St. Petersburg will be applying for Federal grant funding through the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Florida Division of Emergency Management. 
Please see the following Public Notices for more information:

Elevation Public Notice
Mitigation Reconstruction Public Notice


Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Building Department is to provide quality service to the community that is informational, efficient, comprehensive and helpful to the public. The intention is to safeguard life, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling the construction, quality of materials, and use of all buildings and structures within the City of St. Petersburg. The department is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the most recent edition of the Florida Building codes, Florida Accessibility Codes, Flood Plain Administration and related Federal, State, and City adopted laws and ordinances.

Services Offered: 

Apply Online & Permit Status Schedule an Inspection

Planning & Engineering Zoning Projects


Permit Information

Business Hours: 

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday  
8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday
Last customer taken 1/2 hour prior to closing.

Commercial over-the-counter plan review:
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Tues & Thurs
Allow extra time for plan reviews. 

City of St. Petersburg
P.O. Box 2842
St. Petersburg, FL 33731

  • p: 727-893-7111
  • f: 727-892-5102
  • tty: 727-892-5259
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