Building Code Enforcement & Permitting

Building and Permitting is responsible for plan reviews, issuing building permits, and performing inspections to ensure compliance with adopted building codes and zoning ordinances.

When do I need a Permit?

List of Enforced Codes

  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code
  • 2018 International Plumbing Code
  • National Flood Insurance Program
  • 2018 International Residential Code
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2017 National Electrical Code
  • 2018 International Property  Maintenance Code

Engineering or Architectural Drawing Requirement

The State of Nebraska Engineers and Architects Regulation Act requires Engineering or Architectural drawings for projects over a certain square footage. The E&A Manual may be found by following the link below:

Nebraska Engineers and Architects Regulation Handbook (PDF)

Electrical Information

The State of Nebraska has adopted the 2017 Edition of the National Electrical Code. All electrical permitting, plan reviews, and inspections are done through the Nebraska State Electrical Board. Please follow the link below for more details.

Nebraska State Electrical Inspection Website

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