BUILDING DEPARTMENT STATEMENT OF FUNCTION:
The primary responsibility of the Town Building Department is to enforce the State Minimum Building Codes adopted by the Town. The Building Code covers all types of construction and includes provisions relating to plumbing, electrical, mechanical, building, and other activities, as well as Florida Accessibility Code and Florida Energy Code provisions. Enforcement involves issuing of construction, repair and demolition permits; reviewing building plans, and conductiing inspections. The Building Department is also responsible for enforcing the portions of the Indian River Shores Land Development Code relating to substandard and unsafe buildings.
Indian River Shores' Building Department, established in Section 30.65 of the Code of Ordinances, interacts with contractors, developers and residents in such activities as issuing business licenses (Sec. 110), permits, plan reviews, site inspections for all of their construction, reconstruction or remodeling projects.
In addition, zoning variances are initiated, for the Planning, Zoning & Variance (PZV) Board's review through this department.
Please note that as of midnight December 31, 2017
the Florida Building Code 2017 was adopted Statewide.
HOURS OF OPERATION:
Mon.–Fri., 8 am - 4:30 pm
(closed 12-1 for lunch)
Town Hall - Indian River Shores
Building Department (South Building)
6001 N. State Road A1A
Indian River Shores, FL 32963
Map & Directions
A1A between the bridges of SR 60 and the Wabasso Causeway
West side of A1A, look for the anchor across from Village Shops; north of CVS & 7-11
Our Full-Time Staff
Jose Guanch Liz Mahon Shannon Kazen
Building Official Permit Technician Permit Technician
Our Part-Time Staff
Inspectors Steve Sonzogni
Tree Protection Officer
Code Enforcement Officer