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Town of Indian River Shores Building Department

Hours of Operation:

Mon.–Fri., 8 am - 4:30 pm (closed 12-1 for lunch)

Main Phone: (772) 231-4453

Main Email:

Hurricane Damage Emergency Permitting Guidance:
Please click the link for Emergency Permitting Guidance regarding hurricane repairs from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Important NOTICE - Building Permit Fees change April 1, 2023
Click here for Schedule A details.

Electronic Permitting Procedures

Current Utilization Report


On February 21 from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm, the Town of Indian River Shores will be hosting a free workshop on the floodplain permit application and inspection process. This workshop will outline the important step-by-step procedures for each floodplain permit. You will be provided with information on this process to facilitate use of a uniform process, improve accuracy of submissions during the process, and ensure continued compliance with the NFIP and CRS programs. Attendees will be provided with vital information to ensure an efficient process for the benefit of residents and those doing business in the Town.

Please email if you have any questions.

Building Official

Fred Held

(772) 231-1771

For the fastest response to your inquiry, please email

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