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City of Delray Beach

City Permits

To view license requirements, definition, exams, books, and classes, please visit the Palm Beach County License page.

In the City of Delray Beach, all permits will require signed contracts with two signatures. Signatures must include owner OR tenant AND contractor of record OR design professional of record.

In the City of Delray Beach the following permits are required:

  • Banner Permit
  • Building Permit Application
  • Demolition Permit (the form is under review; contact office: 561-243-7200)
  • Electrical Permit Application
  • Fence Permit Application
  • Hardscape Paving Application
  • Irrigation and Well Permit Application
  • Landscape Application
  • Mechanical Permit Application
  • Plumbing Permit Application
  • Roof Permit Application
  • Shutter Permit Application
  • Sign Permit

For individual permit applications, please visit the City of Delray Beach.

Online Building Permits Self Service

The Building Permits Self Service portal allows you to

  • Check the status of your application
  • View plan review comments
  • Schedule, cancel or reschedule inspections
  • Check an inspection result
  • Check if a certain address has been issued a permit to do work