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Schedule an Inspection

It is required, by code, to have your project inspected. Please schedule 24 to 48 hours in advance. Inspections are Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Building Inspections Division is responsible for ensuring that new construction and remodeling of buildings in the City meet the required standards regulated by the State Building Code for the safety and security of all residents. Our staff efficiently answers applicant questions, reviews plans, issues permits, and performs site inspections to ensure high quality building standards.

ePermits and eScheduling 

ePermits are available for common residential projects that do not require plans to be submitted for review. ePermits can be purchased by owner-occupied property owners or licensed contractors hired by a property owner. Examples of residential permits that are available thru ePermits include:

  • Air Conditioner
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Lawn Irrigation
  • Roofing
  • Air Exchanger
  • Gas Line
  • Water Softener
  • Siding
  • Furnace
  • Garage Heater
  • Water Heater
  • Windows and Doors (no change in size or opening)

You can also view permit details and schedule inspections online with eScheduling.

Building Inspections Annual Report


  • Can I apply and pay for permits online with a credit card?
  • Do I need a building permit to put up a fence?
  • Do I need a permit for a retaining wall?
  • Do I need a permit to build a shed?
  • Does your department handle electrical inspections?
  • I am a renter having problems with my rental unit. Can the City come inspect it?
  • I am having problems with my home. Will the City come and complete an inspection for me?
  • What are the requirements for smoke detectors?
  • What is the purpose of a building permit and how long does it take to obtain?
  • What should I do before I hire a contractor?
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