The Building and Safety, Planning, and Engineering Departments will remain open for limited services until future notice. The counter is currently closed to the public.
Building and Safety is open for phone calls between 9 -11 am Monday through Friday. You may also e-mail your questions to Building Inspector Steve Ohara at firstname.lastname@example.org
Plans currently in for plan review will continue to be processed. Bins for both outgoing and incoming plans have been placed under the tent in the City Hall parking lot. The incoming bin will be checked daily. Staff will notify applicants when plans are ready for pick up. Please make sure to pick up plans promptly to make room for other outgoing plans. Close all bins tightly.
New applications for permits can be found under Building and Safety “Forms.” Forms should be filled out entirely before submittal to the City. Filled out forms should be emailed to email@example.com. As with all new applications, the applicant should contact the Building and Safety Department for instructions, additional requirements, and fee amounts. The bins under the tent should be utilized for all paper documents required for submittal, as noted above.
All inspection requests will continue to be received either by phone or email. Inspections will be provided, as normal, with the following exceptions: inspections inside occupied residences will be limited to those essential for living and safety. Photos and Facetime will be considered for occupied interior inspections, for rudimentary work, when approved in advance and scheduled with the Building Inspector.
All fees and deposits are to be made by credit card through the City’s web page herein. The Building Inspector will let you know of your fees which can be paid by clicking PAY FEES HERE.
Job Site Considerations
All workers, and any others visiting worksites, need to take all safety precautions with respect to COVID-19. Among other things, the CDC has recommended against large gatherings, and respecting the recommended social distancing of 6 feet from other workers, where possible.