The Building and Zoning Department maintains the public safety and welfare of the City’s physical structures and property by enforcing building construction codes, life-safety codes, property maintenance codes, accessibility codes, zoning codes, and conducting universal residential occupancy inspections. The Department is involved in all proceedings before, during, and after demolition. Also, the Department assigns address numbers for new construction.
To view a copy of the City’s Zoning Map, please click here.
PERMITS AND FORMS
The Department issues permit for building, demolition, electrical, plumbing, signage, occupancy, agent authorization, and restoration of services. To download applications for these permits, please click here.
The Department issues citations for ordinance violations including weeds, junk, trash, derelict vehicles, property maintenance violations, exterior and interior violations, and similar violations. The Department sends citations to court and makes court appearances.
The Department also reviews plans for new construction and renovations.
The Department conducts inspections of occupancy, new and existing structures, electrical, plumbing, signs, fire damaged structures, and demolitions.