Building Division 

Public access to City Hall resumed on Monday, October 18th.  ALL services continue virtually!  

Permits: Apply, monitor, pay for, obtain a building permit or schedule inspections by using the internet (ANY and ALL permit types).
Follow these steps or scroll down for more information:

  • Email All documents to
  • Monitor progress online  and via email (contact any plan reviewer who have comments)
  • Pay  online  and the permit will be automatically emailed within 24 business hours
  • Schedule Virtual Inspections online or call 954.921.3646    

Questions for a specific plans examiner? Informational Call-Back Consultation hours must use Qless to make an appointment - on Tuesday & Thursday between 7:30am - 10:30am.

Need help or have a general question? Make an appointment or download the free QLess app from your phone’s app store or visit our website to make an appointment.   

   Setup an appointment online here

 Online Payment Building Permit Search  Inspection Request 
 Q-Less Check In  ePermit  Licensed Contractor Search

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 Building Staff
Read about the ePermit Building Permit in the Hollywood Gazette
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.  
Virtual Inspections: In order to balance continued operations with social distancing practices, the City of Hollywood is encouraging Residents, businesses, and contractors to utilize our online self-service system to do everything from submitting your e-permit to scheduling a virtual inspection, all from the convenience and safety of their homes and businesses.  Virtual Inspections are a novel approach, allowed at the discretion of the Chief Building Official, during these uncertain times.  Residents and contractors through popular software such as Facetime and WhatsApp can connect with our inspectors.   

ePermit Plan Review: ePermit Plan Review allows residents, contractors and tradesmen the ability to submit one of over twenty "short review" permits and forms electronically for review. "Short review" permits are considered small projects that can be reviewed expeditiously, do not require a design professional's seal and typically only require one or two disciplines to review.
 QLess Virtual Check-In System: In an effort to improve productivity and reduce the time spent waiting for service at City Hall for permits and licenses, to request information and documents or pay fees, the City now Offers the QLess Virtual Check-In System.
 Additionally, with our enhanced call-back feature, QLess allows citizens to spend NO time waiting in line so they can complete their business quickly and efficiently. This courtesy service is currently available for Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Structural, Zoning, Fire, Engineering and Utilities plans examiners.

Building Permit Self-Service: Receive automatic email notifications, check on permit status, review comments, schedule inspections, pay fees, and view results, from anywhere.  
Broward County ePermitOneStop: Using ePermitsOneStop, Hollywood customers can now apply and receive approval for both Hollywood building permits and associated Broward County permits in a quicker, more seamless process, eliminating the need to travel to Broward's Government Center West in Plantation.

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. 
NOTE: Please allow 24 hours for processing after payment. 

Inspection Requests

The automated inspections scheduling line is at your service 24 hours a day. Have your permit number available and follow the easy prompts in English or Spanish to schedule, cancel or find out the status of a permit or inspection. Inspections scheduled Monday thru Thursday prior to 8:00 p.m. will be scheduled for the next business day. Inspections scheduled on Saturday or Sunday will be scheduled on the 2nd business day. To cancel your inspections you must call the automated inspection line before 5:00 a.m. for an inspection that is scheduled for later that day.  

  • Automated Inspection Scheduling line: 954.921.3646
  •  For overtime inspections, call Building at 954.921.3335            
  • Monday through Thursday,  7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • To access the Building’s online inspection services select Building Permit Search, enter your Permit number, click Search and select inspection results.