Legacy Permits

The City of Boynton Beach migrated from Legacy our paper permit processing system in May, 2021, however, there are projects that were initiated in this system that are not closed.  If you applied for a permit prior to May 22, 2021 or have a permit application number of 21-2803 and lower you must use our Legacy system to reinstate your permit or permit application, make payments, submit revisions to an approved permit, submit corrections for a previously rejected permit application, or request certificates.

Inspection requests must be received by 3:00 pm in order to schedule an inspection for the following business day. 

This information is to help you with the permitting process.  Depending on type of permit, you may need to  find and download permit forms and applications (below). 

For Permits Issued Before May 22, 2021:

If your permit number is 21-2804 or lower, please continue to follow our Legacy process to schedule your inspection, check your application status, and view the daily inspections schedule. To submit a new permit application please click here to process through our new SagesGov software.

Frequently Asked Questions

General Information About Permit Process

Do I need a permit? 

Any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code, or to cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the building official and obtain the required permit. This page is intended to be used as a general guide. When determining whether or not a building permit is required, refer to Section 105 of the Florida Building Code (FBC) Boynton Beach Administrative Admendments or consult directly with the Boynton Beach Building Department.

Who can apply for a permit?

The Building Department may only issue permits to Contractors and qualifying Owner/Builders pursuant to Florida Statute. Any eligible Owner/Builder can apply for a permit on any property that is for their own use. 

Permits requiring plan review? 

For permits requiring plan review, we will begin your permit process, review your application and route your package to plan review. Once the plans are approved for permit by all applicable departments we will issue the permit and commence the field inspection process. 

Did you know? 

Building improvements that improve energy efficiency or use renewable energy may be eligible for cash rebates under the City’s Energy Edge Rebate Program.