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City of Lake Wales, Florida Permits & Inspections Department
Permits & Inspections
About the Department

The City's building and zoning codes were adopted to enhance the community's overall attractiveness and ensure the safety of homes and other structures built within the city limits. It is the duty and responsibility of every member of the community to comply with these codes by obtaining the proper permit before beginning a construction project.

It is the mission of the Permits & Inspections Department to protect the public health, safety and welfare by ensuring compliance with state and local building codes. The Permits & 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 & Inspections Department is located in the Municipal Administration Building, 201 W. Central Avenue and is open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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