The Building Department is a division of the Community Development Department along with Planning and Zoning. The department is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the City’s building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and related codes. The department issues permits for buildings, plumbing, electrical and mechanical work, demolition, mobile homes, signs, fences and swimming pools. The department reviews plans for proposed buildings, additions and building alterations to verify zoning compliance, building and fire code compliance and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Staff also inspects construction projects, including private water and sewer services, as well as plumbing, mechanical and electrical work to ensure code compliance and maintains complete records on permit activity.