Building Safety

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The Building Safety division protects the safety of the residents and visitors of by implementing building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical codes, as well as energy, disabled access regulations, and local and state laws for construction and maintenance of commercial, industrial and residential buildings.

The Town has adopted nationally recognized building codes, which set forth the minimum requirements vital to safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare through structural strength and stability. Proper use of the building codes are verified by the Town through a three-tiered process - plan review, permit issuance and inspection.

Staff is available to meet with you Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m., to answer your questions and guide you through the processes. Development Services counter

Plan Review - Plan Review Turnaround Times

Building plans must be submitted to be reviewed to determine compliance with the building, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical codes set forth in the adopted codes as well as the Town's engineering and planning & zoning requirements.

Permits
By law, a building permit is required to alter or install a building or structure. To obtain a permit, a permit application and building plans must be submitted to the Town for review and approval

Inspector inspectingInspections
You are required by law to have inspections completed for any construction activities in order to secure not only your safety, but the safety of future occupants. Inspections are required at different phases of a project and are performed to ensure construction is in accordance with approved plans and Town adopted codes. Inspectors and permit technicians attend training to keep up-to-date with construction and technological changes.

For general questions or to find out about the status of your project, call 480-358-3003.

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