​Mission Statement

The Department of Planning, Zoning, & Building helps the people of Palm Beach County preserve and create a quality community life through comprehensive planning which responds to the changing needs and values of the community, both in the natural and built environments, and creates opportunities to realize the community's desired vision of the future.

  • Development review which applies performance and aesthetic standards for new development and redevelopment.
  • Inspections which promote a safe well built environment.
  • The equitable enforcement of County codes.
  • The certification of contractors to protect citizens.
  • Enhancement and promotion of intergovernmental relationship between the public and private sectors.