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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

Sheila Oliver – Chief Building Official – 954-610-1321
Peter Beaudoin –Assistant Building Official – 954-822-1057
Summer Konz – Permit Administrator – 954-480-4246   
Kevin Donovan – Chief Structural Inspector – 954-444-4337
Lavoy Cogdill – Plan Reviewer – 386-288-1902
James Adderly – Inspector – 954-882-0037
James McCully – Inspector – 954-234-5014
K-Maron Perdue – Inspector – 813-728-4925
Bill Tracy – Inspector – 954-347-4685

George Kropp – Chief Electrical Inspector – 954-234-5310
Steve Mitchell – Plan Reviewer – 954 -592-5057
Dan Cogdill – Inspector – 954-304-5901
Robin Rivera – 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 – Inspector – 954-803-1044

Permit Technicians      
Mariana Caicedo – 954-480-4250
Vivian Cubillos – 954-480-4252
Karina Escobar – 954-480-4250
La Tanya Taylor – 954-480-4253
Marcia Turner – 954-480-4469

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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