Permits & Inspections
It is the mission of the Permits and Inspections Department to protect the public health, safety and welfare by ensuring compliance with state and local building codes. The Permits and Inspections Department is also charged with ensuring compliance with the City's zoning codes in order to protect the character and maximize the value of neighboring properties.
It is the responsibility of department staff to review construction plans and ensure that proposed projects will meet all applicable codes, to issue all required permits, to conduct inspections throughout the construction process, and to ensure that projects are constructed in accordance with approved plans and in a manner that complies with code regulations.
The Permits and Inspections Department is located in the Municipal Administration Building, 201 W. Central Avenue and is open between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Notice to Our Customers
As of January 3, 2017, we no longer accept phone payments for permits.
PLEASE BE ADVISED:
AS OF 12/7/2017, ALL INSPECTIONS MUST BE SCHEDULED ON THE INSPECTION REQUEST LINE (863)-678-4182 EXT. 501, OR PERMITTING@CITYOFLAKEWALES.COM EMAIL.
INSPECTION REQUESTS SENT TO ANY OTHER EMAIL OR REQUESTS IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. THANK YOU
BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018, INSPECTION REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED BEFORE 7:30 AM ON THE DAY REQUESTED. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE WITH ANY QUESTIONS.