Growth Management
120 Malabar Road
Palm Bay, FL 32907

(321) 733-3041

(321) 409-7134


Monday - Friday
8:30am to 5:00pm

Welcome to the Department of Growth Management

Welcome to the home page of the Department of Growth Management. Our department is responsible for the long-range planning of the City of Palm Bay by promoting quality development through our adopted Comprehensive Plan, Florida Building Code, and enforcement of City codes. The plans and codes adopted by the City of Palm Bay promote the health, safety, and welfare of all residents, business owners, and visitors of the City.

            ~ Derek C.S. Burr, AICP, Growth Management Director

The Department of Growth Management consists of the following Divisions:

  • Building Division – responsible for building plans review, inspections, Certificate of Occupancy issuance, and implementation of all applicable Federal and State building code requirements.
  • Code Compliance Division – responsible for education and enforcement of applicable residential and commercial codes to improve the quality of life in Palm Bay.
  • Community Services & Grants – Federal and State grant management for housing and community improvement initiatives adopted in the City’s Consolidated Plan, Comprehensive Plan, and other adopted City plans.
  • Land Development – responsible for current planning and development review, comprehensive and long-range planning, special projects, and implementation of the FEMA Community Rating Service (CRS) program.