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Building Services
**The Building Department will be closed on Friday July 3rd, 2015 in observance of Independence Day**

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Did you know that you can schedule your inspections online??
The Building Division is now accepting requests via email.  For more information on how to schedule inspections please click here.

General Information
The Building Division is responsible for enforcing codes and ordinances ensuring safe, sound and progressive development of commercial and residential properties. Renovations, remodeling and construction are all closely monitored, while code inspections are conducted systematically. The division complies with guidelines established by the Florida Building Commission and Broward County Board of Rules & Appeals. The Building Division has three areas of responsibility: Building, Occupational Licensing, and Burglar Alarm Permitting.

Contact Us
Our staff is available to assist you in the permitting process. 
  • For general questions regarding permit status, requirements, etc. please call (954) 480-4250
  • To schedule an inspection  please call (954) 571-4504.
  • Permit status can be viewed online here.

Staff Directory
Norman Bruhn – Building Official – 954-439-1479
Peter Beaudoin –Assistant Building Official – 954-822-1057

Kevin Donovan – Chief Structural Inspector – 954-444-4337
James Adderly – Structural Inspector – 954-882-0037
James McCully – Structural Inspector – 954-234-5014
K-Maron Perdue – Structural Inspector – 813-728-4925

George Kropp – Chief Electrical Chief – 954-234-5310
Steve Mitchell – Electrical Plan Reviewer – 954 -592-5057
Dan Cogdill – Electrical Inspector – 954-304-5901
Robin Rivera – Electrical Inspector – 954-673-6867

Steve Allard – Chief Mechanical Inspector – 561-235-4354
Tony Palacios – Mechanical Inspector – 954-812-1978

Bob Bissonnette – Chief Plumbing Inspector – 954-594-2550
Tom Vaughn – Plumbing Inspector – 954-803-1044

Pam Kitchen – Permit Supervisor – 954-480-4250
Kristina Cruz – Permit Technician – 954-480-4250
Maria Gonzalez Torres – Permit Technician – 954-480-4250
Vivian Cubillos – Permit Technician – 954-480-4250

Building Division 954-480-4250 **New Permit Applications**
Provides plan review, permits and periodic inspection services to most public and private construction as determined by the Florida Building Code and other applicable laws. The Building Division is responsible for the identification and removal of unsafe structures in conjunction with the Unsafe Structure Board.

Burglar Alarm Permitting/ Registration
Issues permits to residents and business operators who require alarms on their properties. The permitting system is designed to register current information about the building owner and to reduce false alarm calls received by the Broward County Sheriff Office.

Home Owners (HOA approval)
It is your responsibility to obtain approval from your Home Owners Association before applying for a permit and comply with their requirements.


Contact Us

Building Services
150 N.E. 2 Avenue
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Gen. Ph.: 954-480-4250
Inspections: 954-571-4504

Hours of Operation
7:00 am – 4:30 pm

Sheila Oliver
Chief Building Official

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