Development Services Department

The Development Services Department, Administration, Building, Code Compliance, and Planning and Zoning Divisions are now open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. City hall is closed on Fridays.

While walk-ins are welcome, virtual appointments can be made for service from the Development Services Department by visiting our Calendly Online PortalTo schedule an appointment with our Code Compliance Division please email us at codeissue@cohb.org..

You may contact our offices via email or our main telephone at (954) 457-1489. Mondays through Thursdays from 7:00 am - 6:00 pm. Contact information for each division are as follows:

  • Building (954) 457-1383
  • Planning and Zoning (954) 457-3031
  • Business Tax Receipt (954) 457-1341
  • Vacation Rental (954) 457-3036
  • Code Compliance (954) 457-3060

You can also visit Development Services Department’s 24/7 Online Portals:

Building DivisionPicture of a crane indicating access to the Building Page.The Building Division, Permit Application Process, Inspections,Citizen Access Portal (CSS), ePermittingOneStop, 40 Year Building Safety Inspection Program, Flood Elevation and more.


Code Enforcement DivisionPicture of grass and open field indicating access to the Code Enforcement Division Page.Code Compliance Division,Common Code Violations, Vacant Lots, Helpful tips for Compliance, Complaint Registration and more.


Business Tax ReceiptPicture of a retail cloths store interior indicating access to the Business Tax License Page.Business Tax Receipts, Temporary Use (Special Events) authorization, Filming Activity permit, Hotel/Condo. Registration, Vacation Rentals License, Nightclub licenses, Medical Marijuana License, Step by Step guide to starting a business, and helpful links.

Current  Planning ProjectsPicture of toy bus, construction worker school bus over a map indicating access to Current Planning Current and Upcoming Planning Projects, Site Plans, Traffic Studies, and Development Agreements to Major Development Projects. Planning initiatives: Moratoriums, Code Amendments, Community Meetings, and Workshops.




Planning and Zoning Division Picture of a chair, desk and office material indicated access into the Planning & Zoning page.Planning and Zoning Division, Zoning and Land Development Code, Design Guidelines Manual, Planning and Zoning Applications, Zoning Verification Letter, Address Assignment Application, Development Review Process, and related links.


Transportation and Mobility
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Planning and Zoning Division/ Transportation and Mobility, Minibus App and Bus Routes, Mobility Study, Transportation Master Plan, Bike Safety, Helmet Safety, Community Bus and Regional Transit Services.

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