Building Inspection

Building Inspection staff review plans. Staff also issue permits related to various aspects of building codes and demolition. Inspectors make sure construction work meets code.

This agency reviews:

  • Access to buildings
  • Building code compliance
  • Demolition
  • Design
  • Accessible design, including wheelchair accessibility
  • Heating code compliance
  • National electric code compliance
  • Plumbing code compliance
  • Soil erosion
  • Street occupancy


Zoning staff review most development applications. They assess whether a proposal meets zoning rules and permitted uses.

This agency reviews:

  • Demolition
  • Design
  • Flood plain
  • Floor area ratio
  • Inclusionary zoning
  • Landscape plan
  • Lot coverage
  • Lot size
  • Parking requirements
  • Screening
  • Signs
  • Site design
  • Special districts
  • Street graphics
  • Trash pickup enclosures
  • Units - number of
  • Usable open space
  • Use of property
  • Yard setbacks
  • Zoning

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