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Building Permits & Inspections

The Building Permits and Inspections Department will strive to assist you with your construction project in an efficient and accountable manner. They are responsible for permitting all construction and conducting inspections of all construction-related permits as well as issuance of Certificates of Occupancy, Fire Prevention, and Special Events.

 Building Permits Department is responsible for:

  • Conducting building construction inspections
  • Issuing building permits
  • Issuing certificate of occupancy permits
  • Reviewing building plans
  • Working directly with the Planning and Zoning Commission

Inspection Department is responsible for the following:

  • Enforcing building codes
  • Enforcing zoning regulations
  • Administering ordinances for permits and inspections
  • Enforcing dwelling standards ordinances
  • Condemning and removing hazardous buildings
  • Scheduling and conducting building inspections
       

Building Codes and Inspections Department take on the responsibility within our community of the following:

  • Enforcing building codes 
  • Ensuring the health, safety and general welfare of our citizens.

The Community Development Department provides building, code enforcement, and planning / development services in a professional and friendly manner to enhance and protect the quality of life, sense of community, well-being and prosperity of the city’s residents, businesses and visitors.


In addition, this important department ensures construction and development activities comply with the following:

  • Latest building codes
  • City’s Land Development Code, and
  • City’s Comprehensive Plan
  • All the while maintaining enforcement of city ordinances and regulations

To obtain a permit for both residential and commercial uses, simply download the forms below or give us a call and we will be happy to provide you with the necessary forms.