A Building Permit is required for all new construction, any alteration, replacement or removal of any existing structure of any discipline in accordance with the Florida Building Code. Disciplines include structural, electrical, plumbing and mechanical (A/C). The Building Division provides many services to residents, builders and contractors; enabling the City to maintain high standards of building integrity and to preserve neighborhood property values. Staff is available to assist and guide homeowners and contractors through the permit process on new construction, renovations and adding to an existing structure.


NOW ACCEPTING electronic submittals for permits 11" X 17" and smaller. This includes but is not limited to A/C replacement, electric, fence, re-roof, patios, pools, water heater replacements, windows and doors.

(Electronic Permit Submittal)
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Things to Remember

Here are a few things to remember when having construction work done in or around your home or business. Hire licensed, insured and reputable contractors. Get a minimum of 3 quotes before signing a contract. Request references, licenses and insurance information for each contractor. Verify licenses with the Florida DBPR. Verify and track your permit via E-Services, Permit Status & Records.

As a part of Emergency Management and Safety, we offer community education for mitigation audits to homes, businesses and local government buildings 40 years and older. Learn more

Building Department Application and Forms

If there is a City required form that is not listed below, please contact the Building Department at 954-973-6750 or email us for assistance.

Broward County ePermits One Stop

Coconut Creek and Broward County has teamed up to launch ePermitsOneStop. This allows customers to submit their application and receive approval for associated Broward County permits in a quick and seamless process, eliminating the need to travel to Broward's Government Center West in Plantation.

ePermits One Stop


Beginning May 3rd 2021, ALL submittals for Development & Environmental Review projects in Broward County will only be accepted electronically through the ePermits website https://webapps.broward.org/EPermits/.  Applicants will no longer be able to submit any plans for review in person per Broward County.