Development Services Department

In an effort to continue service while complying with all local, state, and federal public health precautions, Development Services will temporarily be scaling operations.

Until further notice:

  • Construction on open sites and structures that are incomplete, uninhabited, unoccupied, or vacated is permitted. Construction inside occupied structures (residences or essential businesses) is prohibited unless it is essential for safety or essential maintenance or for minimum housing such as water, plumbing, electricity, air conditioning, etc.. The City staff is doing the best they can to follow the Governor’s orders while also urging construction executives to follow safety guidelines, including social distancing, for their employees and the general public. The City is also urging the construction to be kept to a minimum and scheduled in a way that reduces disturbances to residents that are required to stay home. Specific questions and concerns should provide the address, a description of the construction, and the date and time it occurred. 
  • All applications which contain “wet/stamped or embossed (must be blackened and identifiable) seals from Engineers and Architects and “electronic signatures” for engineers only, will be accepted via email only, and they are to be submitted to and she will forward them to the permit clerks, whom will accept them and issue the process number and follow the application payment process with the applicant. For permit inquiries not related to a permit submitted application. Please schedule a conference call with one of our Permit Clerks.
  • While walk-ins are welcome, appointments for service from the Building Division and Code Compliance Department are preferred.  We strongly encourage you to make a virtual appointment by using this link or by calling (954) 457-1383 Monday through Thursday 7 am -5:30 pm. (Excluding Holidays)
  • Inspections will continue on a case by case basis to comply with CDC guidelines and all local, state, and federal mandates.
  • Our Minibus operations continue to run between 8 AM-5 PM every hour visit our Minibus App to Track your Minibus. 
  • All Special Event and Temporary Use Permits are suspended to view Executive Order 20-01.
  • The City is also following the Governor’s Executive Order 20-87 suspending all vacation rental property operations.
  • The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations issued an Emergency Order allowing association boards of Condominium, Cooperative or Homeowners’ Association to exercise certain emergency powers during the state of emergency.
  • All Non-Essential Businesses have been suspended view Executive Order 20-91. Essential businesses include, but are not limited to, grocery stores, healthcare facilities, gas stations, banks, laundromats, pet supply stores, and funeral homes. Essential activities include religious services; walking, biking, hiking, fishing, hunting, running, or swimming; caring for pets; and caring for or assisting loved ones and friends.
  • Minibus Service will follow Broward County’s Emergency Order 20-07 requiring all passengers to wear a cloth face covering. Riders without a cloth face covering will not be allowed on our Community Minibus.

For additional assistance, the City of Hallandale Beach has setup a COVID-19 Hotline (954) 457-1489. We are here for you Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 8 PM.

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