The building inspector is authorized and directed to enforce all provisions of the municipal code pertaining to building construction and repair under the direction of the city manager. The Building and Zoning Department's main goal is to protect life, limb, and property by enforcing codes for both contractors and owners.
Review our informational brochureregarding permit requirements, fees and building codes.
The functions of the Building and Zoning Department include:
Completing permits for building, demolition, foundation, mobile home set down, moving, plumbing, and signs
Filing, maintaining records, reviewing plans, correcting plans, and correspondence
Researching city building and zoning code regulations, lot splits, rezoning, and variances
Providing information to contractors and the public
Providing field inspections for beams, decks, footings, foundation walls, framing, pools, setbacks, and sidewalks
Inspecting plumbing and zoning conditions
Providing code enforcement, including complaint response, notification, posting of nuisances (dangerous buildings, sidewalks, public health), correction notices, legal action, and court appearances