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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 conducting 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)

LOCATION:

Town Hall - Indian River Shores
Building Department (South Building)
6001 N. State Road A1A
Indian River Shores, FL 32963

CONTACT:

Phone: (772) 231-4453

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

What's New

Indian River Shores will be subject to a new impact fee schedule effective July 1, 2020. Please click here for the Town's rate schedule that goes into effect on July 1st. Indian River County and all neighboring municipalities have also received a new schedule. Please contact them for their rate schedule as needed.

QUICK LINKS

Building or Construction Related
OPEN PERMIT Property Search

VERIFY If A Contractor Is LICENSED

FORMS

CONTRACTOR PORTAL

LICENSE RENEWALS

REQUEST AN INSPECTION

INSPECTION RESULTS

Report Violations
REPORT Unlicensed Contractor

CODE VIOLATION REPORT FORM

REPORT ILLICIT WATER DISCHARGE

Reference Links
Town FLOOD MAP (FEMA)

IRC WINDSPEED Risk (Hurricane) Map

Town ZONING Map

Review the LDC (Land Dev. Code)

See the Town's Code of Ordinances

Property Appraiser website

NPDES information

FORMS

Tree Protection Regulations

Our Full-Time Staff

Luis Martinez, Building Official
Shannon Kazen Permit Technician
Liz Scheidel Permit Technician
Kernie Fuller, Structural Inspector

Our Part-Time Staff

Tree Protection Officer

Gary Doyle
(772) 538-1628

Code Enforcement Officer

Gary Doyle
(772) 538-1628

Fire Marshal

Dale Justice
(772) 231-2451, Extension 246

 

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