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Building Code Services Division's Virtual Operations.

Building Code Services Division has moved.

Our new offices are located at:

Riverbend Corporate Park

2307 West Broward Boulevard, Suite 300

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312


Online services will be available on our website during this time or send an email to  ​

Learn how to access our services from home without travelling to our office.

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Florida State Statute 489.127(1)(f):


"No person shall engage in the business or act in the capacity of a contractor or advertise himself or herself or a business organization as available to engage in the business or act in the capacity of a contractor without being duly registered or certified."

Certified Contractor License

A certified contractor may work anywhere in the State of Florida and must be recognized by all local jurisdictions.

Certified Contractor License 

Registered Contractor License

A registered contractor may work only in the local geographic area that issued the license.​

Registered Contractor License

Broward ​County Certificate of Competency
​A Broward County contractor may work only in Broward County.

Broward County Certificate of Competency 



Broward County Certificate of Competency

A local Business Tax Receipt​
A local busin​ess​ tax receipt, formerly known as an occupational license, is only a tax certificate and does not qualify an individual to act as a contractor. 


Broward County Business Tax Receipt​​​

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