Development Services



Building Official/Code Enforcement                                                                    (727) 835-1100

Permitting                                                                                                                          (727) 835-1099

Development Services and Utility Billing Revenue Manager, Veronica Hanson, has over 20 years of experience within State, County, and Municipal government.  Mrs. Hanson is a bilingual professional fluent in English and Spanish.  During her tenure at the City of Port Richey, she has held multiple job titles within the Development Services Department.  Veronica has extensive knowledge of the Florida Building Codes, Zoning guidelines, and FEMA regulations. She also has a vast amount of experience managing and administering the Community Rating System, Business Tax Receipts, permitting, and zoning areas. Mrs. Hanson is currently a member of the Florida Association of Business Tax Officials where she is currently on the State Board of Directors of Education, as well as the President of the Bay Area Chapter, which encompasses 12 counties.

Veronica Hanson, Revenue Manager

(727) 835-1098


Development Services Specialist, Alondra Montanez, is a recent graduate of Rollins College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in two academic disciplines, including Political Science and Public Policy and Political Economics. She is a bilingual professional, fluent in English and Spanish. Along with her degree, Ms. Montanez has gained extensive professional experience working for a non-profit, grassroots organization in addition to her time spent as a Legal Assistant at a Family Law practice.

Alondra Montanez, Development Services Specialist

(727) 835-1099

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Permit Utilization Report – FY 20
Per Florida Statute 553.80(7)

Personnel services costs, including salary and related employee benefit costs incurred by the local government to enforce the Florida Building Code 223,244
Operating Expenditures/Expenses 57,900
Number of building permit applications submitted 337
Number of building permits issued or approved 301
Number of building inspections and re-inspections requested 2830
Number of building inspections and re-inspections conducted 2830
Inspections by Private Provider 0
Audits of Private Provider Bldg. Inspections 0
Number of Employees 2
Revenue from Permit fees 225,773
Revenue from Fines (re-inspection fees) 0
Balance Carried Forward 0
Refunds 0
Revenue from Other Sources 0