Building Permits & Inspections
The mission of Building Inspections is to serve owners, developers, and contractors in meeting their goals and verify code and ordinance compliance to safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare.
Building Inspections issues building and related permits and inspects both new construction, remodels, tenant improvements and a variety of other construction related items.
Obligations when permits not required
There are some construction or improvement activities, while not requiring a building permit must still comply with the City Municipal Code regulations. Some of those items are:
- Installing a driveway or an accessory vehicle parking area to your property
- Installing a fence
- Installing an accessory building to a property when less than 200 sq. ft in size
Some activities such as painting the exterior brick of a home in the east central community are prohibited.
Contact the Planning Division for the requirements for these types of activities.