Building Inspections operates out of Station #1 and is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the adopted building, electrical, fire, mechanical, plumbing, property maintenance and other related codes necessary to maintain safe environments for the citizens of Great Bend. Building Inspections is also responsible for issuing permits for building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical, demolition, mobile homes and signs. Once permits are issued Building Inspections is responsible for performing inspections to ensure code compliance. In addition, Building Inspections reviews plans for proposed buildings, additions and building alterations to verify zoning and code compliance.
Building Inspections also issues and regulates the licensing of contractors and trades people in the various fields.