The Building & Code Enforcement Office is responsible for assuring the safety of the public through the proper use of property within the city and county. The office enforces applicable ordinances and regulates building and building matters. Activities include controlling design, construction use, occupancy, location, and maintenance of all buildings and structures by enforcing codes.
The Code Enforcement Office is also responsible for enforcing international building codes, signs, housing, mechanical, plumbing, and national electrical codes. It administers the uniform code for abatement of dangerous buildings and approves plans for building and issues building permits.