Building Department

***Florida Building Code Seventh Edition 2020, effective on December 31, 2020***

Please note that there is a New Version of the Florida Building Code, Florida Building Code Seventh Edition 2020, effective on December 31, 2020. All forms, applications and references must state the current code on all permit application documents applied for after the effective date; see our website for current forms.


Contractor Registration and Updates

It is the objective of the Building Division to protect resident consumers in Pembroke Pines from unlicensed contractors. This is accomplished by verifying licenses, insurance, and registration requirements for contractors as required by state, county, and municipal codes. Using the Staff Directory, locate an email address of a "Permit Technician" and email the required documents ONLY. 

Permit Processing & Verification

Our commitment to the residents of Pembroke Pines continues through our permit processing and verification procedures. These procedures are designed to authenticate the permits obtained for labor covered under the Building Code and using the mandatory Florida Board of Rules and Appeals guidelines to perform high-quality field inspections.

Online Submittal Process

We accept online submittals for residential re-roofs, water heater replacements, air conditioning replacements, electrical panel and service repairs. is no longer available for submittals. 

For more information please Learn more about online submittal

  • We do not accept plans with highlighting.
  • The Building Department has a new Permit Fee Schedule. Access new Fee Schedule. In Accordance with the New 2019 fee schedule, a submittal fee of $100 - $500 is required upon submittal (acceptable forms of payment include debit/credit card, check, or money order payable to CGA). A Revision fee is required upon EACH submittal (original submittal, 1st correction, 2nd correction, etc.)

For permits applied for after August 3, 2009, click the icon below: