The Yankeetown Building Department is staffed by SAFEbuilt, a private company that provides full-service building departments to municipalities throughout Florida.

The Building Department provides building plan and site reviews and building inspections, per Florida Building Code. The plan review and inspection functions include all commercial and residential construction plan and site reviews, inspections of these structures while under construction, and the tracking and reporting of permits issued and completed inspections. The Building Department may also disseminate building code information and ADA Standards.