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New Florida Building Code 6th Edition (2017) Effective 12/31/2017


The Division is responsible for safeguarding public health, safety and welfare in the
building environment of the adopted codes by the City and Florida Statutes as they
apply to the construction of buildings and related structures. 
In addition, the
Division is responsible for ensuring that all contractor and vendors doing business
within the City are properly licensed under applicable regulations set forth in the
City Code of Ordinances and Florida Statutes.

Building Division

The entire City of Cape Coral  is in a wind-borne debris
area with a wind speed of 160 mph for residential; commercial and other structures may be 170 mph, reference
chapter 16 of the Florida Building Code.

Please contact the Building Division:
Permitting                                                    239-574-0546
Automated Inspection Scheduling            239-574-0550
Administration                                            239-574-0549
Permitting Counter Hours of Operation:

Open 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.* Last sign in for the day is 3:45 PM.
*On Thursdays only: Open 8:00 AM due to staff meeting.