Building and Development Services
The department provides planning, zoning, building and code enforcement assistance to citizens and developers in Manatee County. We are open 8:00 AM until 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, however, Permitting closes at 4:00 pm. We are located on the 2nd and 4th floors of the County Administration Building (1112 Manatee Ave West, Bradenton). Metered parking is available in parking garage located on 10th Street West off Manatee Avenue.
What we offer
The Building Department is responsible for the safety and welfare of the general public by ensuring that the review and inspection of permitted activity is in compliance with the Florida Building Code, State Statutes, and local ordinances.
The department is comprised of Contractor Licensing, Plans Review/Permit/Inspections and Floodplain Management. read on Building
Balancing growth and development with preservation of our natural resources during the Planning process is the main challenge for the Environmental Review Section. read on Environmental Review Program
We disseminate and implement the comprehensive plan, the land development regulations and provide a development process to serve the public.
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