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On Thursday April 15, 2021 starting at 9am, our Electronic Permitting System ProjectDox will be down due to an upgrade. It will be available for use on Monday April 19, 2021 at 7:00am.

Announcements

Changes due to COVID-19 concerns: 

We are working diligently to process your requests as fast as possible. Processing time is four (4) days after we receive the request and it is processed in date order.

  •  If you are using the postal service it is taking 1 1/2 weeks to arrive. Please be patient and use the Online Self Service tools to check on your permit status. DO NOT PAY until instructed to do so.
  • *Town of Davie emails to AT&T customers (Yahoo,Bellsouth, ATT, etc.) landing in “spam” or “junk” folders. Please be sure to check your spam/junk folder and move our email to your inbox to resolve this issue.

How to Submit Permits

The Town of Davie Building Department is closed to the public. Please see below for submittal instructions:

*Failure to follow directions will delay your permit.*

If applying to have a Private Provider please click here.

All new permits/applications will be processed as Project-Dox (Online Permitting Suite).   

  1. You must first email only your application to Buildingdept@davie-fl.gov, to opt-in for Project-Dox (the email address under the contractor on the application will be the one we use to set you up for Project-Dox. If you wish to use a different one, you must state it in your e-mail).
  2. You will receive an email invitation to upload the plans and documents to the e-mail provided. Email will come from Project-Dox.
  3. Please make sure you upload the required documents according to the permit's checklist into Project-Dox to ensure your permit can be processed.
  4. Read all instructions on uploading plans (file type and naming MUST be as instructed).

Corrections/Revisions: 

If your initial permit was submitted in paper format:

  • May be submitted through email ONLY if they are: up to (10) 8 1/2"x11" pages to Buildingdept@davie-fl.gov.
  • Must be submitted via mail if the pages exceed the size/amount stated above. Mail to address: 6591 Orange Drive, Davie, FL 33314.
  • If your permit is through Project-Dox, you will continue to use the program for corrections and revisions.

Payments

  • Please DO NOT send payments. If you haven’t received a confirmation email on the balance due. The price reflected on our online portal (Esuites) is subject to change.
  • The check may be dropped off in the Utilities drive through mailbox located at the west side of the Town Hall (Building B). Please make sure to write "Building Division" and the permit number in the front of the envelope. Or
  • You may call 954-797-2092, 1136 or 2080 to pay via Credit Card. Only accepting: Visa, MasterCard, Discover.

Mission

The Town of Davie Building Division is dedicated to the expeditious and high quality performance of all of our building related functions while enforcing the Florida Building Code. With an emphasis on customer service and life safety, we endeavor to ensure that construction work performed in the Town of Davie is done in a manner that provides safety and security in both commercial and residential structures for our citizens and our visitors.

About

In the Building Division, each discipline has a “Chief” as required by the Broward County Administrative Chapter of the Florida Building Code. The Division is internally subdivided by various disciplines (i.e: Structural, Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical), all being supported by our professional permit staff. The Building Division enforces the State of Florida Building Code as amended.

Structural Department
Electrical Department
Engineering Department
Plumbing Department
Mechanical Department
Fire and Life Safety Department
Landscaping Department
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General Information

New Payment Procedures due to COVID-19

The Building Division is currently only accepting checks or credit cards for payments. 

  1. After receiving e-mail confirmation of the balance due, you may mail in your check to 6591 Orange Drive, Davie FL 33314, or
  2. The check may be dropped off in the Utilities drive through mailbox located at the west side of the Town Hall (Building B). Please make sure to write "Building Division" and the permit number in the front of the envelope. Or
  3. You may call 954-797-1007, 1136 or 2080 to pay via Credit Card. Only accepting: Visa, MasterCard, Discover.

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Contractor’s Credentials

I.D VerificationContractors credentials must be up to date in order to process and to issue permits. See here on how to update your credentials.

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The Building Division allows for a maximum of 3 transactions per check. Our accepted forms of payments are Checks or Credit Cards. See above.