Building & Zoning Department


Mission Statement


The Building Department duties are to enforce the local and state codes regarding the construction and maintenance of the buildings and structures in an impartial manner in order to provide for the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the Town of Bay Harbor Islands. The Department will strive to educate staff, the construction industry and our residents on codes and procedures to preserve the quality of life for our community.

A Building Permit is required for most types of construction work within the Town of Bay Harbor Islands. Please contact the Building Department for more information to determine which types of projects do or do not require a Building Permit. 


Building & Zoning Department
Town of Bay Harbor Islands
9665 Bay Harbor Terrace, 2nd Floor
Bay Harbor Islands, Florida 33154
Office: (305) 993-1786


Hours of Operation
Monday thru Friday from 8:00 AM to Noon and 1:00 to 3:30 PM
Now closed for Lunch between Noon and 1:00 PM


Hours of Construction
Construction hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (excluding holidays).

No construction work allowed in the Town on Saturday or Sunday.