The Building Division

The Building Division enforces the Florida Building Code and City and State regulation, promoting safe building standards and practices. We provide plan review, and inspections, to the entire community.  We promote safe standards for all types of construction performed by homeowners and the contracting industry.  Our staff members are highly accessible to residents, businesses, and building professionals.  The Building Division continually works to improve procedures to best serve our customers and strives to provide excellent customer service.

Paying Building Permit Fees


Pay your permit charges online: The online payment process for Building fees is a service provided for your convenience. When your permit is in ready status, you are able to view the final permit fee and pay for your permit online.

Please allow 24 hours for processing after payment. Permits can be picked up at the Building Division Welcome Window, 2600 Hollywood Blvd., Room 320. 
NOTE: Additional fees may be required when you pick up your permit.
Pay in person: You may pay for your permit in person at the following location:

Building Division
City Hall, Room 320
2600 Hollywood Boulevard
Phone: 954.921.3335

Online Inspection Requests


To access the Building’s online inspection services select Building Permit Search, enter your Permit number, click Search and select inspection results.

Phone Inspection Requests


RIO is at your service 24 hours a day. Follow the easy promptings in English or Spanish and have your permit number available. Call RIO prior to midnight for next day inspections.

  • Routine Inspection Options (RIO) 954.921.3646
  • Final Inspections Only 954.921.3261
  • For overtime inspections call Building at 954.921.3335                                              Monday -thru- Thursday,  7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Building Permit Inquiries


Building permit inquiries allow you to view plan review status and comments, request inspections, view inspection results and comments, pay permit fees when your permit is ready to be issued, and register your permit for e-mail notifications .

Licensed Contractor Search


To assist with the search for a licensed contractor,  search by contractor type or by contractor’s name/ business name (licensed contractor search).
The inquiry displays details for the contractors who have obtained permits within the City of Hollywood for the past 12 months.