Building Department

The Building Department has changed its procedures for dealing with the public for everyone’s protection. Please click here to see the changes.

The Town is now able to accept permit applications online. Here are the instructions on submitting permit applications online.

Building Department Services

The Town contracts with CAP Government Inc. (CAP), a private firm, to provide Building Department services. CAP employees process building permit applications Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Development Services Department, which is adjacent to Town Hall.

CAP is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Florida Building Code (FBC) for The Town Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. CAP reviews building plans and oversees inspection services to ensure the health, safety, and welfare for the citizens of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea.