Permits & Inspections
It is the mission of the Permits and Inspections Department to protect the public health, safety and welfare by ensuring compliance with state and local building codes. The Permits and Inspections Department is also charged with ensuring compliance with the City's zoning codes in order to protect the character and maximize the value of neighboring properties.
It is the responsibility of department staff to review construction plans and ensure that proposed projects will meet all applicable codes, to issue all required permits, to conduct inspections throughout the construction process, and to ensure that projects are constructed in accordance with approved plans and in a manner that complies with code regulations.
The Permits and Inspections Department is located in the Municipal Administration Building, 201 W. Central Avenue and is open between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Notice to Our Customers
*NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS*
OF 9/3/2018, THERE WILL BE NO INSPECTIONS SCHEDULED ON WEDNESDAYS.
ALL INSPECTIONS MUST BE CALLED IN BEFORE 4PM THE DAY BEFORE INSPECTION IS NEEDED TO OUR INSPECTION LINE OR PERMITTING@CITYOFLAKEWALES.COM
THIS NEW PROCEDURE IS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE AS A WAY TO BETTER SERVE OUR CUSTOMERS.
*As of January 3, 2017, we no longer accept phone payments for permits.