Building Department

The City of Cedar Key contracts with Florida Municipal Service for building related matters.

Building Department Hours

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

To set up an inspection / appointment:

Office Phone: (352) 543-5132

The Building Inspector is available each Thursday at City Hall by appointment.

Building permits are issued each Thursday at City Hall.

To begin the permitting process, submit your completed permit application package in person to the Building Department for review.

For guidance in completing the package, see Permit Application Checklist in the forms section of this website and The Laws of Cedar Key.

Link to Building Permit Forms

Additional flood information can be found here:
Ordinance 485 Flood Plain Management


Section 1.00. Building and Building Regulations

1.01 Generally

A. There shall be a DOUBLE FEE for ALL WORK for which a permit is required and work has commenced before a permit is issued. This shall not apply to work performed on an emergency basis so long as permit is obtained within forty-eight hours of the next working day.