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What We Do

The Building Services Division enforces construction related codes, reviews development plans and all building related permit issues. Building Services is also responsible for the issuance of certificates of occupancy while performing mechanical, electrical, plumbing and building inspections.

Building Fee Schedule

 

Burglar Alarm Permit

Please note that the Burglar Alarm Permits are now renewed and paid with Cry Wolf. The City has partnered with Cry Wolf for alarm prevention and administrative services.

  • Alarm permits are valid for one year (October 1st - September 30th of each year).
  • Burglar Alarm Permits that are not renewed by September 30th are delinquent and subjected to applicable fees and penalties.
  • For assistance in paying or renewing your alarm permit, please contact Cry Wolf at (866) 419-5033.

Cry Wolf offers three ways to start or renew your alarm permit:

  1. Online Services
  2. Telephone Services (Toll Free):  (866) 419-5033
  3. Lock Box Services: Riviera Beach False Alarm Reduction Program (P.O. Box 865075, Orlando, FL 32886-5075)

If you have any questions concerning your Certificate of Use, Business Tax Receipt or Burglar Alarm Permit, please contact the Business Tax office at (561) 845-4019 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

 

 

Flood Information

Please contact us with questions on basic flood information, the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), and the Community Rating System (CRS). Also, the following document is available: National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS): A Local Official’s Guide to Saving Lives, Preventing Property Damage, Reducing the Cost of Flood Insurance. This brochure introduces the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) as a way of promoting the awareness of flood insurance.


Contact Us

Hours of Operation

Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m.  - 4:00 p.m.
(Staff is available by phone until 5:00 p.m.)
(561) 845-4020

Service Request

 

Permitting & Operations

Clarece D. Hayes
Permit Coordinator
(561) 845-3423
chayes@rivierabeach.org

Chelsea Pemberton
Permit Technician
(561) 845-4026
cpemberton@rivierabeach.org

Winnifred Roxborough
Permit Technician
(561) 845-4023
wroxborough@rivierabeach.org

Grace M. Joyce
Development Services Operations Manager
(561) 845-3427
gjoyce@rivierabeach.org

Inspection & Review Staff 

 

Michael Grimm
Building Official
(561)845-4008
(561)329-5667
Mgrimm@rivierabeach.org

Bovell Richards
Assistant Building Official
(561) 845-4006

(561) 719-3177
brichards@rivierabeach.org

Glen LaBonte
Inspector II
Electrical And Plumbing
(561) 845-3418
glabonte@rivierabeach.org

Marcella Foster
Combination Plans Examiner
Structural
(561) 845-4034

(561) 236-0036
mfoster@rivierabeach.org


John Botelho
Inspector II
Building
(561) 845-3458
(561) 308-8992 Cell
jbotelho@rivierabeach.org

Steve LeConte
Inspector II
Mechanical
(561) 845-4093
(561) 603-5850 Cell
sleconte@rivierabeach.org

Lynn McNealy
Inspector I
Building
(561) 845-3420
(561) 601-3844 Cell
lmcnealy@rivierabeach.org