Contact Information:

2990 S Atlantic Ave
Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118
Permits and Code
Phone: (386) 763-5377
City Planner
Phone: (386) 763-5361
Animal Control
Phone: (386) 763-5366

The Community Services Department consists of the following six Divisions:

Public Works Division, Sewer Utility Division, Building Division, Business Tax Receipt (formerly Occupational License) Division, Code Enforcement Division, and the Planning Division.

The Building Division ensures the public health, safety and welfare of our citizens through the regulation of construction according to the Florida Building Code. The Division processes building permit applications, verifies required contractor competencies and licensure, reviews plans, issues permits, performs inspections and issues Certificates of Occupancy.

The Business Tax Receipt Division issues business taxes receipts (formerly occupational licenses) to businesses operating in Daytona Beach Shores.  This division also provides assistance to those wishing to start a new business in Daytona Beach Shores.

The Planning Division maintains the city’s comprehensive plan, assists in writing ordinances to implement the plan, and provides technical support to the planning & zoning board, beautification board, board of adjustments and city council.  This division is also responsible for maintaining the city’s land development code.  This involves site plan reviews, variance requests, zoning issues, special exceptions, annexation requests and other code related issues. 

The Public Works Division is comprised of both maintenance workers and parks and recreation workers.  This division is responsible for maintaining our local streets, sidewalks, stormwater system and all work in the rights of way.  Additionally this division maintains all of the city’s parks and beach walkways.  This division is also responsible for the maintenance of the city’s new street light system onS. Atlantic Avenue.

The Sewer Utility Division maintains the city’s sewer transmission system.  This includes maintenance and repair of all the city’s gravity lines, force mains, manholes and lift stations.

The Code Enforcement Division promotes, maintains and enforces city standards, ordinances and codes to preserve and enhance the quality of life and public safety for all who work, live and play in the City of Daytona Beach Shores.