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The Building Division is responsible by Florida Statutes for building plan review and building inspections within the City of Winter Haven. The plan review and inspection functions include all commercial and residential construction plan reviews, inspections of these structures while under construction, and the tracking and permitting of the construction process. The Building Division may also disseminate building code information and Florida Accessibility standards. In addition, the Building Division oversees the local Business Tax Receipt program for the City of Winter Haven.


eSuite Online Permit/Inspection Portal

The City of Winter Haven Building Division, through eSuite, allows contractors to retrieve inspection results and check status of permit applications. In addition, any member of the public can search in eSuite using the “Public Information Search” to look up information by address, permit number, or permit type. Please click the link below to access the City of Winter Haven eSuite Permit Portal.

eSuite Permit/Inspection Portal

Contractor Account Activation Instructions

If you are unable to activate your account, or are a new contractor, please contact the City of Winter Haven Building Division at (863) 291-5695.

Building Division
490 Third Street NWWinter Haven, Florida 33881
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Fax: (863) 298-7856