Building Division

The Building Division is responsible for the enforcement of all State and local laws relating to the Building, Demolition, Rehabilitation, Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical, Energy, Fuel Gas and Property Maintenance codes as well as the City's sign, landlord licensing and zoning ordinances.

Permits & Inspections


The office issues permits for all construction and State registered inspectors check all work to ensure code compliance. All plans are reviewed by this office before permits are issued. City building personnel are available to meet with builders and architects during the design and construction phases of a project to provide input and resolve problems.

Community Development Department Policies, Requirements, and Regulations (PDF)

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811 Call Before You Dig


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