Code Compliance

Responsibilities

Building upon the city’s philosophy of community-oriented code enforcement, the Code Compliance Division has refocused its energy toward neighborhood preservation in partnership with our citizens and businesses by seeking and developing compliance solutions as opposed to relying on enforcement methods.

Picture of Inside of a Code Compliance Vehicle

Additionally, Code Compliance staff works with city departments and other government agencies, as well as neighborhood coalitions and business owners, to assist and empower individuals to resolve outstanding code violations and other challenges.

Note: All correspondence to our office is subject to Florida's public record laws, Chapter 119, F.S. Under Florida law, all correspondence in its entirety is public record. If correspondence is received from an email address, but you have requested to remain anonymous, your email address will be public record and subject to release upon request.

Code Case Research Request

Requests must be made using the online Open Code Violation Research Requests portal.

All requests are processed in the order in which they are received during normal business hours. For searches of a large nature, additional time may be required subject to staffing availability, and as approved by the Operations Manager. Expedited requests are not guaranteed and may not be available for larger requests. Requests received after 12 pm during normal business hours may not be entered until the following business day, please plan accordingly for requests of an urgent nature. Once submitted your will receive a security key and request reference number, please have this security key and reference number available when communicating with our staff regarding your request. 

Fees associated with these requests are as follows:

     *  Ten (10) Business Day Turnaround: $100

     *  Two (2) Business Day Turnaround: $200 

Once a request is received, an invoice will be generated and sent to the requester to allow for online payment.

Before a request is processed, receipt of payment must be received. For larger requests, a deposit may be required.

Once money is receipted by the City, requests are non-transferable and non-refundable.  

For those paying via mail, please make your check payable to the City of Palm Beach Gardens and mail to the following address: 

City of Palm Beach Gardens
Attn: Cashier
10500 N Military Trail
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

It is the responsibility of the requester to follow-up with the Building and/or Code Department to ensure receipt of any and all requests at (561) 799-4210.