Community Improvement Department

MAIN NUMBER & HELP DESK 727-547-4575 ext. 230
Paula Cohen, Director 

building_sidebarDepartmental services include plan review, permitting and inspection of all construction activity, business signs, building permits and the interpretation and development of code requirements relating to building, housing and landscape improvements. Staff provides technical assistance to the Local Planning Agency and the Planning & Zoning Board.
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Getting Started

We highly recommend you contact us during your earliest planning stages to get all pertinent information on federal, state, county and city regulations that might affect your project.

Building permits & home improvement
Michele Koutsoftas, Permit Technician 727-547-4575 ext. 230
Nick Lewis, Permit Technician 727-547-4575 ext. 269

Field inspections, state and local building codes
Neal Mazzei, Building Official 727-547-4575 ext. 264
To leave a message to set up a building inspection, call 727-547-4575 ext. 431

Long-range planning
Bob Bray, City Planner 727-547-4575 ext. 233

Land use, zoning, site development standards and development services
Paula Cohen, Community Improvement Director 727-547-4575 ext. 239