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Elevator Permits
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


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New Elevating Devices

To get a permit to install a new elevating device, a licensed contractor must submit a Permit Application​ pay all fees, and provide three copies of the design plans to us. You can receive real-time updates on the progress of the review process by email, phone or fax by signing up for our Automated Customer Response Program. Email us at elevators@broward.org to sign up.

Proof of current General Liability and Workers Compensation/Workers Exemption must be submitted upon issuance of the permit.

Broward County Building Code Services must be referenced​ as a Certificate Holder on the Certificate of Insurance:

Broward County Building Code Services

2307 West Broward Boulevard, Suite 300

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Once the installation is complete, you must contact us to schedule an inspection. Once approved, a Certificate of Operation is issued. 
Temporary permits are issued only for construction use during a new installation and must be renewed monthly. For more information, please call 954-765-4508. 

Alterations to Existing Dev​ices​

To get a permit to modify an existing elevating device, a licensed contractor must submit a Permit Application​​, pay all fees, and provide three copies of the scope of work to us. You can receive real-time updates on the progress of the review process by email, phone or fax by signing up for our Automated Customer Response Program. To sign up, email us. 

Once the modifications are complete, you must contact us to schedule an inspection. Once approved, a Certificate of Operation is issued. For more information, please call 954-765-4508. 
Applying for an Emergency Permit​
Emergency permits are issued on a case-by-case basis. For details and instructions on how to apply, please call 954-765-4508 or email us.

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