In order for a permit to be issued for any kind of licensed construction or alteration work within the Town of Lauderdale By-The-Sea, every Contractor and Sub-contractor must have a copy of their registration credentials on record with the Building Division.

The following items must be submitted along with a Contractor Registration Form.

  1. State Registration and Broward County Certificate of Competency (if applicable).
  2. Liability and Worker’s Comp Insurance listing The Town of Lauderdale By-The-Sea as the certificate holder (Town of Lauderdale By-The-Sea, 4501 N. Ocean Drive, Lauderdale By-The-Sea, FL 33308).
  3. Worker’s Comp Exemption (if applicable).
  4. County Business Tax Receipt.

The completed form and required registration documentation can be submitted in-person or emailed to: The recipients will be and

For more information on registering for a building permit, please contact a Building Division representative at (954) 640-4215 or via email at

NOTE: For more than one qualifier, please complete one form for each qualifier. The same business name must be indicated on each document.