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  Bureau of Construction Codes

Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Construction Codes
The Bureau of Construction Codes is responsible for the administration of the Stille-DeRossett-Hale Single State Construction Code Act, the Building Officials Registration Act, the Mobile Home Commission Act, the Electrical Administrative Act, the Forbes Mechanical Contractors Act, the State Plumbing Act, the Boiler Act, the Elevator Licensing Act, and the Elevator Safety Board Act, the Land Division Act, the State Survey and Remonumentation Act, the State Boundary Commission Act, the Utilization of Public Facilities by Physically Limited Act, as well as the related rule sets and codes, and oversees 9 industry-related boards or commissions.
Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing permits are currently available for issuance online. Payment must be made with Visa or MasterCard. The cost will be the permit fee plus $5.00 plus 10% of the permit fee.

Building, Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing permit invoices can now be paid online. Payment includes the permit invoice balance plus $5.00 plus 10% of the permit invoice balance.

All permits (except elevator) issued by the Bureau of Construction Codes or online are available for permit status research.

For useful tips, select the "Info" link when available.

For additional information on all our permits and fee schedules, visit us at
Is this a state permit? - You can verify this information by linking to the Statewide Jurisdiction List.
When entering your State Contractor License, please enter only numbers, DO NOT USE DASHES. For example, 6200000 or 8100000.

Contact Information
Check/Research Permits

Pay Permit Invoices, Check/Research Permits   

Pay Building, Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing permit invoice balances online with Visa or MasterCard. Payment includes the invoice balance plus $5.00 plus 10% of permit invoice balance. PRINT Directions for Paying Permit Invoice Online for step-by-step instructions.

Check on all existing permits (except Elevator) issued by the Bureau of Construction Codes or get information on pending projects, projects under construction, or completed projects.
Check/Request Inspections

Check / Research Inspections   

View Inspection history.
Apply for a Permit

Apply for a Permit   

Complete the online permit application, pay all applicable permit fees, and print out the final permit for immediate posting. PRINT Directions for Using Online Permitting for step-by-step instructions for first time or currently registered users.
Directions for Using Online Demolition Permit

This agency accepts: Visa Mastercard


License Search / Renewals   

Search for Licenses and pay Renewal Fees online.


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