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The Town of Lake Placid has an interlocal agreement with Highlands County for the Highlands County Building Department to process all building permits for the Town of Lake Placid.

Highlands County Building Department

Eric Longshore, Building Official   Email:

501 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring, FL 33870   Phone: (863) 402-6643

For information pertaining to permits, building codes, inspections, or contractor licensing Email: Building Department

Mission Statement:  To protect the public's health, safety, and welfare, as it relates to construction, use and occupancy of buildings and structures by interpreting, administering, monitoring, and enforcing codes and standards which govern  construction industry activities.

*Please contact  Zoning for the following information:  Questions regarding the kinds of activities allowed on particular lots; the amount of space a structure may occupy, the location of a building on the lot (setbacks), and all other Zoning related issues.