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Sustainable Development

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Location: 700 NW 19th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Hours of Operation
: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Department Call Center: 954-828-6520

The Department of Sustainable Development encourages and coordinates sustainable growth of the City and promotes well-designed development through sound planning principles that focus on livability, urban revitalization, growth management, and historic preservation. The department provides business liaison functions to the community by focusing on job growth and business attraction, and retention and expansion activities. To improve the overall welfare and appearance of the community, the department also conducts code enforcement, encouraging voluntary compliance and prompt corrections. Moreover, the department issues building permits and conducts inspections to ensure safe and quality construction that is consistent with the Florida Building Code.

Please visit the LauderBuild page to learn about our new online services system, where you can check permit status, schedule inspections and more. You may also call 954-828-6520 for Customer Service.

Licensed Professionals / Contractors: : Please use the following online form to electronically submit your renewal forms and information so that we may maintain a current and accurate database and avoid any delay in permitting due to license expiration. Contractor Registration Renewal Form

Interested in joining our team? Check out current job opportunities with the City.

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 Building Services  Code Compliance  Economic-Development