Hurricane Irma Permits
Standard fees are being waived for permits relating to damages that occurred during Hurrican Irma. The building department is now accepting applications for emergency building permits and electrical permits. All emergency permits will be a priority. To qualify as
an emergency, the permit must state that the damage is related to Hurricane Irma.
Standard building inspections and currently active permits will be suspended until Monday, September 25.
Emergency permits will be issued for the following;
● Sewer lines
Applications can be submitted via fax at (727) 399-1131 or in person at City Hall, 300 Municipal Drive.
To schedule an appointment, call the inspection desk at (727) 391-9951 ext. 285 or e-mail Patty Kordis at PKordis@madeirabeachfl.gov.
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.