The Building Department is a one-stop shop for all construction permit and inspection needs. The department reviews construction plans, issues permits and performs inspections to ensure building projects are built safely and in compliance with state and local codes and regulations, helping to create a vibrant, livable and safe-built community.
New Construction Codes Effective click here for Code Information - Effective September 2017 Our Objectives To obtain compliance with national, state and local construction codes through the process of permit issuance; plan review; and onsite inspections of work performed.
HBC enforces statewide standards for building construction. The agency ensures fire and life safety in existing buildings; licenses/certifies plumbers, electricians, boiler contractors, sprinkler and/or fire alarm contractors and building inspectors.