Building inspection services include review and approvals of all construction projects including new residential and commercial buildings, additions, remodeling and changes of use.
All phases of construction are inspected by combination inspectors who check for compliance with local Codes. Inspectors confirm building structure, fire and life safety provisions, building accessibility, energy conservation, electrical systems, mechanical systems, plumbing, zoning setbacks and surface water drainage.
3,279 permits were issued in 2013, with over 11,400 inspections done for those issued permits. Permits issued include Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, and Electrical.
The Building Inspection Department is the coordination hub of construction projects between Building, Fire, Planning and Engineering Departments.