Building Safety Division


Richard Munguia Sr. Customer Service Specialist Community Planning Administration


The Building Safety Division provides services needed for construction. Staff meet with the public, review building plans, issue...

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The Building Safety Division provides services needed for construction. Staff meet with the public, review building plans, issue building permits, perform inspections of construction, and ensure Council adopted codes are enforced.This last year the Building Safety Division processed over 8,100 permits in 2006-2007, an 8.4% increase, plans reviewed were at an all time high at 2,540, a 22% increase. A total of 37,543 inspections were conducted, up 5%. The total building valuation for the year was $300,720,247.

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If you have questions or require more information, please contact the Building Safety Division or contact Building Safety Inspections.

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