Building Division

The Town contracts with CAP Government, Inc. (CAP), a private firm, to provide Building Division services. CAP reviews permits to ensure compliance with the Florida Building Code and oversees building inspection services to ensure the health, safety and welfare of Lauderdale-ByThe-Sea residents. 

CAP employees process building permit applications Monday through Friday between 8AM and 4:30PM.  For your convenience, we also accept submissions for permitting through our online portal, which can be accessed here.

The Town is now able to accept permit applications online. Click here for online permit submission instructions.

Need to schedule an inspection? You may do so through your online account or by email request to: LBTSINSPECTIONS@CAPFLA.COM.

The inspection will be scheduled for the following business day if it was received prior to the 3PM cutoff time, unless an alternate inspection date has been provided.

Be sure to provide the date of the inspection(s) requested, permit number, specific inspection type, job address, name/contact information and any special instructions that are needed.

You will receive a receipt of confirmation with the contact name and phone number of your inspector. You may contact your assigned inspector directly, after 8AM, for the inspection timeframe. Please keep in mind that your inspectors ETA will vary on a daily basis based on workload, schedule, etc.

General questions? Need assistance? Want to schedule a conference call or Zoom meeting? Contact us at or call 954-640-4215.