Frank DeSantis, CBO
Community Services Director/Building Official
(727) 391-9951 x 242
(727) 391-9951 x 246
Building Code Compliance Officer
(727) 391-9951 x 298
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Building Department administers and enforces the most recent edition of the Florida Building Codes for new and existing building construction, fire, zoning, and neighborhood integrity codes and ordinances in an effort to ensure a safe, well maintained community.
The Building Official performs various inspections all through the construction phase to ensure the facility meets the codes and a final inspection is conducted before the structure can be occupied.
Building Code Compliance is responsible for the enforcement of all city codes and ordinances as they relate to building and rental inspections, neighborhood integrity, and the safety and aesthetics of the community.
ROLE AND POSITION IN CITY HALL
The Building Department consists of three positions: the Building Official, a Permit Technicians, and the Building Code Compliance Officer. The Building Official answers directly to the City Manager.