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Building Department
Bob Welch CBO CFM
Building Official

Tonya Wonderly
Certified Permit Technician

601 17th St. W.
Palmetto, FL  34221

Main Line: (941) 721-2166
24 HR Inspection Line: (941) 721-2534
Fax: (941) 723-4539

7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday
The functions of the Building Department are to:
  • Protect the general health, safety, and welfare of the public
  • Enhance the quality of life for residents 
  • Administer and enforce the City's codes
  • Eliminate unsafe buildings

As part of the enforcement process, major permits are issued for:
  • Building 
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Mechanical (heating, cooling, refrigeration)

A permit is also required to erect a fence and for other minor construction projects such as storage sheds.

If you are not sure whether or not a permit is required, call the Building Department at (941) 721-2166 before you proceed with your improvement.

Please click on the link below to visit the web address. Here you can:
• Apply for a Building Permit
• Check results and/or schedule Building Inspections
• Search any City of Palmetto address to view the Building Permits

516 8th Ave W | Palmetto, FL 34221 | Ph. (941)723.4570