Polk County Building Department

Find Polk County Florida building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections. Building Departments provide information on certificates of occupancy (CO), building codes, construction codes, inspections, safety, violations, permits, community planning, zoning laws, regulations, ordinances, maps, and land use.

Name
Auburndale Zoning
Address
1 Bobby Green Pl, Winter Haven, Florida, 33823
Phone
863-965-5530
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Name
Dundee Town Building Department
Address
135 East Main Street, Dundee, Florida, 33838
Phone
863-419-3114
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Name
Florida State Permits
Address
330 West Church Street, Bartow, Florida, 33830
Phone
863-534-5944
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Name
Haines City Building Department
Address
620 East Main Street, Haines, Florida, 33844
Phone
863-421-3610
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Name
Lake Alfred Building Department
Address
120 East Pomelo Street, Lake Alfred, Florida, 33850
Phone
863-291-5748
Fax
863-298-4440
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Name
Lake Wales Planning Department
Address
201 West Central Avenue, Lake Wales, Florida, 33853
Phone
863-678-4195
Fax
863-678-4050
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Name
Lakeland Permits
Address
2315 Commerce Point Drive, Lakeland, Florida, 33801
Phone
863-607-6051
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Name
Polk County Building Department
Address
3425 U.S. 17, Winter Haven, Florida, 33881
Phone
863-401-2441
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Name
Polk County Building Department
Address
405 South Floral Avenue, Bartow, Florida, 33830
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Name
Polk County Permits
Address
330 West Church Street, Bartow, Florida, 33830
Phone
863-534-6770
Fax
863-534-7646
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Name
Polk County Planning Department
Address
330 West Church Street, Bartow, Florida, 33830
Phone
863-534-6467
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Name
Polk County Zoning
Address
330 West Church Street, Bartow, Florida, 33830
Phone
863-534-6792
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Name
Winter Haven Building Department and Permits
Address
490 3rd Street Northwest, Winter Haven, Florida, 33881
Phone
863-291-5695
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Name
Winter Haven Planning and Zoning Department
Address
451 3rd Street Northwest, Winter Haven, Florida, 33881
Phone
863-291-5891
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What is a Building Department?

Building departments provide property owners with information about certificates of occupancy and construction codes. They also manage land use and help create zoning laws. General contractors work with these departments to get permits for construction projects. Local building departments conduct inspections to ensure that occupancy limits, safety rules, and building codes are met.

They monitor building code violations and help enforce building-related laws. When building departments become involved in enforcing safety regulations, the cited residential or commercial property owners are required to make the mandated changes to their properties. Building departments help improve property values through better planning of real estate developments. They keep and regularly update property maps that show neighborhoods as well as commercial and residential development zones. They're also responsible for reviewing, approving or denying all permits for building additions and new construction.