Permit Office Locations

Digital Drop-Off now available
In-person service availability has changed due to the COVID-19 health crisis. Please visit our service impacts page for the latest information. For your safety and convenience, most applications can now be submitted online. Please visit our Visit to learn more

Development Service applications can now be submitted online. Visit to learn more. If you require in person service, there are two permit offices in Hillsborough County:

  • The Center for Development Services located on the 19th floor of County Center in downtown Tampa
    • Residential permits
    • Commercial permits
    • After-the-fact permits
    • Natural resource permits
    • Fire Marshal permits
    • Right-of-Way (ROW) & driveway permits
  • SouthShore Regional Service Center in Ruskin
    • Residential permits

Hours and contact

The hours for both offices are:

  • Cashiering and permitting - Monday - Friday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Customer service - Monday - Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM

For further information call (813) 272-5600.