The Building Department / Fire Prevention Office provides many services.

They perform plan reviews, issues building permits, and perform inspections for all construction-related activity including but not limited to:

  • Additions
  • Alterations
  • Annual Life Safety Fire Inspections
  • Commercial buildings
  • Electrical, Mechanical Gas and Plumbing
  • Fences
  • Fire Systems
  • Re-roofs
  • Repairs
  • Screen enclosures
  • Single-family residence
  • Storage sheds
  • Swimming pools
  • Water and Sewer connections to Utilities
  • And any other construction-related activity


Issuance of the following permits is processed through the Building Department:

  • Dewatering
  • Driveway
  • Grubbing
  • Land Clearing
  • Tree Removal
  • Work in the Right-of-Way

Contractor Licensing

All contractors who work in the city must be licensed and registered with the city. Contractors must provide licensure and proof of liability and workman’s compensation insurance or exemption.

Business Tax Receipts

Business Tax Receipts are processed for businesses located within city limits.