Building & Housing

The Department of Building and Housing registers building contractors, inspects all new and major rehabilitation construction, and provides nuisance abatement to condemned properties. The Director's office supervises and manages the Code Enforcement, Construction Permitting, and Records Administration Divisions.

Important Notice for Homeowners and Registered Contractors
State and Local requirements dictate the assessment of fees as they relate to construction permits within the Department of Building and Housing. -More

Important Notice for Contractors Providing Demolition Services
Qualified environmental surveying, environmental abatement, and/or demolition services contractors interested in providing bids for emergency demolition of unsafe structures is asked to contact the Department of Building and Housing. -More

  • Drawings are required to obtain a permit. Visit the permit guide for details.
  • Contractors and do-it-yourselfers are responsible for scheduling inspections by calling the office number listed on the permit. more...