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About the Building Department

Permitting Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Office Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  for questions

The City of Naples Building Department has a goal of providing the highest
standard of service to our residents and customers by enforcing the City's vision
plan and the Florida Building Code through the timely review and inspection
of construction permits.

Starting April 15,2013 three copies of Energy Calculations will be

Construction Activity

Construction activity is allowed as follows:
  • Nonresidential areas - Monday - Saturday, 6:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Residential areas - Monday - Saturday, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Construction activity is also not allowed on the following holidays:
  • Christmas
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Memorial Day
  • New Year's Day
  • Thanksgiving

"Attention Contractors - CALL BEFORE YOU DIG - it's the law."
                                Call 811 before digging.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS: The City’s Permit Processing system will be converted to a new software system beginning August 20th. Contractors will be unable to use our online site or IVR system to view permit processing information view inspection status or schedule inspections during this conversion process from August 20th at 11:00 a.m. to August 26th at 8:00 a.m. During this time contractors can schedule their inspections directly with staff or by leaving a voice message using the IVR access number (239) 213-7112.

Additionally, all of the current application/permit numbers will be changed. On August 26
th to obtain your new project application numbers please access the Naples Self Service Site online
on the Naples website home page under Naples Applications or via the following link: 

Please register and set up a new account in Citizen Self Service and obtain your new application numbers by searching your project by address and linking the project to your account. Once obtained the new application numbers will be used to schedule an inspection online thru Citizen Self Service or by using our new IVR system by calling (239)213-7112. Citizen Self Service will also enable Contractors to track their permit review status and view inspection results and  


Report Construction Site Problems

After Hours, Weekends and Holidays

The City of Naples Building Department has a representative on duty after hours, on weekends and on holidays to respond to complaints involving construction sites. Residents are encouraged to contact the representative whenever there is a complaint involving construction sites at 239-564-9109.

Regular Business Hours

During regular business hours, complaints involving construction site problems should be directed to 239-213-5043.

Contractor Registration

State-certified and registered contractors that wish to conduct work in the City of Naples
must contact the Building Department at 239-213-5020 to obtain permitting and licensing information.

Sample Permits

Sample permit applications are available in our South Lobby Hall to help contractors in submitting plans in a manner to insure quick approval. They include:
  • Commercial Additions and Alterations
  • Multi-Family Additions and Alterations
  • FEMA Forms
  • Roof Permit
  • Window-Door Permit
  • Residential Generator
"Did you know the City of Naples has approximately "

  • 6,686 residential structures
  • 1,264 commercial structures 
  • 43 high-rise structures
  • 7,666 acres or 11.98 sq. miles of land
  • The city limit area is 16.47 square miles
  • A total population of 19,537
  • 2012 total market value $ 17,730,212,166

 City Ratings

The City of Naples currently is rated a Class 2 (Fire Rating) Community by the ISO (Insurance Services Organization). A Class 1 rating is the highest rating and a 10 rating is the lowest. This high rating benefits our residents by allowing them to purchase property insurance at a reduced rate.

The City of Naples has once again been awarded a Class 6 rating by the CRS (Community Rating System). This high rating allows residents to realize a 20% reduction in the cost of obtaining flood insurance.

The City of Naples currently rated a Class 3 BCEGS (Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule) for both residential and commercial buildings. A Class 1 rating is the highest rating and a Class 10 is the lowest. This high rating benefits our residents by allowing them to purchase property insurance at a reduced rate.

Building Department

295 Riverside Cir.
Naples, FL 34102

Fax: 239-213-5025


After Hours

Department of Environmental Protection
239-344-5627 ext. 16

Elevation Certificates



Building Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Permitting Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm