Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Hardee County Building Department to protect the life, health, safety and property of county residents and visitors. We strive to accomplish this through the careful examination of permit applications, building plans and by carefully inspecting completed work to insure it is in compliance with the requirements of the Florida Building Code, National Electric Code, Florida Fire Prevention Code, Department of Environmental Protection, Southwest Florida Water Management District, Florida Administrative Code and Statutes.

Important Information on Permitting


Request a Permit Online


Contact Information

Building Department
401 W Main St
Wauchula, FL 33873

Office Phone: (863)773-3236

Fax: (863)767-0360


John Schmidt
Building Official
Tom Fisher
Chief Building Inspector
LaDonna Perry
Office Manager
Susan Chesser
Code Enforcement Officer
Lisa Bolin
Permitting Technician








Hours of Operation:

Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


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