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About Us

The City of Riviera Beach Development Services Department serves the City businesses, and residents by administering city codes and ordinances related to planning, zoning, building and code compliance.  While also ensuring that all construction meets the rigorous applicable code construction standards, is compatible with the surrounding area supporting infrastructure, meets all applicable environmental requirements, and that such work is performed by qualified and licensed contractors.

The Development Services Department consists of three divisions:
• Planning & Zoning Division
• Building Division
• Code Enforcement Division


Now open to visitors at our City Hall location.

Please note the following:
  • Face coverings and screening are required for entry.
  • Two person maximum inside Development Services lobby.
  • Appointments are preferred; however walk-in customers will be accommodated. 
  • There may be a longer wait-time for walk-in customers, please plan your visit accordingly.
  • For Code Compliance assistance, please call 561-832-3505.
Please follow the instructions below when you arrive at City Hall.
Building Permit customers:
  • With appointments: Please call 561-845-4020 when you arrive for further instructions.
  • Walk-in customers without appointments: Please call 561-845-4020 when you arrive for information on wait times and/or the next available appointment time.


Planning and Zoning customers:

  • With appointments: Please call 561-841-0203 when you arrive for further instructions
  • Walk-in customers without appointmentsPlease call 561-841-0203 when you arrive for information on wait times and/or the next available appointment time
For all other inquiries, please call 561-845-4060.


Contact Us

Clarence Sirmons 

Director of Development Services
(561) 845-4060


Linda Mia Franco, AICP
Assistant Development Services Director
(561) 845-4037


A’bbrella Weathers
Senior Office Assistant

Hours of Operation

Mon - Thurs: 8:30 a.m.  - 4:30 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
(Staff is available by phone until 5:00 p.m.)

Service Request


Business Tax office

(561) 845-4019

Planning & Zoning
(561) 841-0203

Building & Permits
(561) 845-4020

Code Compliance
(561) 882-3505