Building Inspection

Annual Reports

Building Inspection Annual Report

Duties & Responsibilities

The Building Inspection Department assures both an established and effective level of building safety and health for the public who purchase, own, build, or use buildings and other structures throughout the city.

The department enforces the 2015 IBC Code and 2016 UDC state codes for one and two family homes. The building inspectors review plans and perform inspections as required. The inspectors also review new code editions and recommend local adoption changes and provide public assistance / education on content, intent, and compliance with building codes.

Online Building Permit System (In Addition to the Fitchburg Building Permit and required forms) 

For New Construction of 1 & 2 Family Dwellings

After completion of the online form you may submit that printed form and the other paperwork from the City's packet along with your plans and any other required information to the Building Inspection Department as has been done in the past.  Any questions please call the Building Inspection Department at (608) 270-4260.