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Please note that as of September 26, 2023, SAFEbuilt is no longer servicing the Town of Kenneth City. 


Permit applications for Redington Beach and North Redington Beach can be emailed to

Permits for Kenneth City can be emailed to

Payments can be made online through the contractor portal or by calling the office to make a payment over the phone.

The Towns of Redington, North Redington Beach and Kenneth City Building Departments are staffed by SAFEbuilt, a private company dedicated to providing full-service building departments to municipalities throughout Florida. The Building Department provides building plan and site reviews and building inspections, per Florida Building Code. The plan review and inspection functions include all commercial and residential construction plan and site reviews, inspections of these structures while under construction, and the tracking and reporting of permits issued and completed inspections. The Building Department may also disseminate building code information and ADA Standards.

Municipalities served from this office

SAFEbuilt serves as the building department for these municipalities.

Contact Information


Building Officials:




Bruce Cooper

(Redington Beach and North Redington Beach)

Darin Cushing

(Kenneth City)

(727) 263-8366


(813) 892-8418


General Office Correspondence:



Redington / North Redington Office

Kenneth City Office


(727) 202-6825

(727) 202-6825


To Obtain a Building Permit

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Submit a completed permit application package to the Building Department for review. Each permit is reviewed to comply with local land use designation, ordinances, the Florida Building Code, National Electrical Code, the National Fire Prevention Code, and the Energy Conservation Code. Planning & Zoning clearance and site plan review will be performed concurrent with the review of the building permit application.
After the permit is reviewed and approved, you will be notified that it is ready for issue. Payment may be made by check, credit or debit card. No cash payments can be received.

Current Codes Enforced

  • 2020 (7th Edition) Florida Building Code, Plumbing, Mechanical, Gas, Residential, Existing Building, Energy Conservation Code, and 2017 National Electrical Code
  • National Fire Prevention Code
  • Any Town ordinance or State statute which affects building and development

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Commercial Fire Review

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Commercial projects requiring fire safety inspections and plan review will be routed by… .

Contractor Registration & Permit Portal Access

One your contractor registration form has been processed, users included on the form will receive a link to the portal via email.

  • If you are registering with our office for the first time, please fill out the Contractor Registration form and email it to  or with your permit application. Effective 7/13/20, our policy is to confirm that contractors are current with the PCCLB prior to the issuance of a permit. We no longer require you to submit individual insurance and license documents to our office.
  • If you need online permitting access, please include a request when submitting your contractor registration documents as listed above.
  • Once your account has been created and setup, you can go to anytime to access your account. Please access the “How to Guides” available on this page for further instruction and help with utilizing your online account.
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Permit Fees

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Redington Beach and North Redington Beach 

Permit fees are based on cost of construction or ICC valuation tables. Both Redington Beach and North Redington Beach have adopted the Pinellas County Fee Schedule. You can view the current fee schedule here.

Payment methods accepted:

  • Credit or Debit Cards: Master Card, Visa, Discover, Diner’s Club. Please note there is a 4% processing fee for all credit card charges. Credit card payments can be made online through the contractor portal or over the phone.
  • Business or Personal Checks
Kenneth City  
You can download the Kenneth City fee schedule here. Permit fees must be paid with a credit card through the contractor portal or over the phone. Please note that checks are not accepted for Kenneth City.


Work Restrictions

Redington Beach

Work is allowed between the hours of 7 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Monday through Friday and 9 A.M. to 3 P.M Saturday. Please review the municode library at Redington Beach Code of Ordinances Part II Code for the Town of Redington Beach to become familiar with other Ordinances of the Town prior to applying for a permit or commencing work.

North Redington Beach

Work is allowed from 8 A.M. to 6 P.M., Monday through Saturday, but not on Sundays, Thanksgiving, or December 25th. Please review the municode library at North Redington Beach Code of Ordinances Part II Code to become familiar with other Ordinances of the Town of North Redington Beach to become familiar with other Ordinances of the Town prior to applying for a permit or commencing work.


Our Building Department team inspects commercial/industrial, residential/multi-family projects. All Building Code, Site/Zoning, and Fire (commercial) Inspections must be successfully performed and approved before a Certificate of Occupancy or Certificate of Completion can be issued.

To Schedule an Inspection

Inspections are typically performed Monday-Friday between 8:00am-noon. If you require an afternoon inspection, please contact the office directly to see what dates our inspector is available. To request an inspection please provide permit number, project address, type of inspection, and contact information by 3:00pm one business day prior to date of inspection via any contact method below. The Permit Card, Approved Plans and Field Inspection Report must be posted on-site and accessible to the inspector.

Redington Beach and North Redington Beach – Phone: (727) 202-6825 |

Kenneth City – Phone: (727) 202 – 6825 |

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*Note: Forms are different for Each municipality. Please download the appropriate form.

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