The City of Vero Beach shares the Building Department with Indian River County. Please go to the Indian River County website for building permit information. For improvements requiring historic preservation certification of appropriateness, site plan, code compliance, or zoning approval go to the Planning & Development Department page. Site plan, historic preservation certification of appropriateness, or code compliance approval is required from the City of Vero Beach Planning & Development Department prior to issuance of building permit. Planning staff is available to assist with any City of Vero Beach Land Development Regulation questions.