Building Development

Starting March 1st our permit fee structure is increasing. See those changes here

Click Here to learn about New Affidavit of Ownership Form.

Welcome to the City of Pinellas Park’s Building Development Division.

Notice to Customers About a System Change

We have recently upgraded our system to improve our services.  Contractors may apply for a residential water heater, roof or A/C change-out online. At a later date you will be able to apply for permits and attach plans online.

Once registered in the new system, you can check on plan reviews and inspections at the click of a mouse.

Visit the New Citizen Self Service (CSS) System

For instructions on how to register a new account, search for records, apply for permits and plans, and pay your invoice, view our tutorials page:

 Citizen Self Service (CSS) System Tutorials

Thank you for your patience as we work to enhance the services we provide.

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What Do We Do

Mission Statement

Perform plan reviews and inspections to secure safety, health, and general welfare of the public while enforcing federal, state, county and local codes. Issue Business Tax Receipts to all new and existing businesses in a simple and expedient manner.


The Building Development Division is responsible for the following:

  • Ensuring that new development and modifications to existing development in Pinellas Park is completed in compliance with State, County, City, and local laws and codes.
  • Providing technical information to citizens, contractors, and developers regarding codes, ordinances, and other related issues.
  • Issuing Business Tax Receipts (BTRs) for commercial and home-based businesses.
  • Assisting citizens and consumers by providing information on business licensure and regulation requirements.

To see all documents, including online forms, view our Applications and Forms page in this section. Provided are a few of our documents: