Welcome to the Development Services Department!
Our mission statement is to create an exceptional City by providing excellent customer services, progressive leadership and accountable stewardship, continuously striving to ensure that Riviera Beach is the best waterfront City in which to live, work and play!
The Development Services Department consists of the following divisions:
Our departmental goals are to provide quality service to the public, focusing on areas of comprehensive planning, land development regulations, development and redevelopment, permitting, licensing, grant acquisition and administration, while ensuring the timely distribution of information significant to the City's stakeholders.
Click the "Forms, Documents & Maps" link to the right for access to the most frequently requested information and departmental items.
For Building Permit information or to request an inspection contact us at
Development Services Department Staff
Jeff Gagnon, AICP
Acting Director of Development Services
Development Services Operations Manager
Senior Office Assistant
Planning & Zoning Department
Phone: (561) 845-4060
Senior Planner/GIS Specialist
Simone M. Davidson, MPA
For planning and zoning information contact us at (561) 845-4060.
Building Services Hours of Operation
Hours of Operation
Mon - Thurs: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
(Staff is available by phone until 5:00 p.m.)
Walk-Through Permits Available
Tues. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
(windows; shutters; roofs; water heaters;
A/C change outs; flooring and electrical service changes) Please note incomplete application packages are not acceptable for same day issuance.
Assistant Building Official
Clarece D. Hayes
Development Services Coordinator