Building Department


The Building Department will open to the public beginning Monday, May 18th during the hours of  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Facial coverings will be required  along with new physical distancing procedures put in place for public and staff safety. Access will be limited to 3 persons inside the Building Department at any one time

 A 24 hour / 7 day a week drop box is set up for our customers’ convenience to avoid waiting and having to come inside.  A permit pickup cart will be in front of City Hall during operating hours for all permits ready for pickup – just call ahead to make sure your permit is out front.  For payments, please contact the Building Department to have a payment link sent to you via email.


Our mission is to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of City residents and the business community through the enforcement of building codes and standards. To this end, we issue building permits based on approvals of plans for residential and commercial projects


The Building Department ensures that certified inspectors:
1. Perform the required inspections in structural, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical trades
2. Schedule and track inspections for the zoning, landscaping, engineering, and fire departments
3. Issue certificates of occupancy
This division also oversees the issuance of waste hauler registrations for the community.

Inspection Requests

Inspection requests & results are available through the ETRAKIT portal online (see the instructions below). Visit the City of Parkland Request for Inspection Form to submit an online form requesting an inspection, or contact the building department at 954-753-5447. 

Directions & Portal Access Information

View Contractor and Public Electronic Permit Online Access.
View Contractor Instructions for Etrakit Online System.
View General Public Instructions for Etrakit Online System.
You can check the status of a permit by using this system. If you need a login for the system, please contact the building department at 954-753-5447 to obtain a temporary password for your company.