The Building Division is responsible for building permit and code administration by providing plan review, inspection services, building code information, code enforcement and public outreach.  The Building Division provides life safety assurance and solution-oriented services to the city through the application of professional skills and adopted standards by regulating the construction, repair or alteration, demolition, and occupancy of all buildings and structures within the city. Our primary mission is to provide life safety and a better quality of living to the residents of the City of Monroe. 

Inspection Requests - Effective April 24, 2020

As directed by the Governor’s updated guidance on construction in the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order issued Wednesday, March 25, and subsequent addendum to Proclamation 20-25, the City of Monroe will only conduct inspections on projects considered to be essential activity OR any existing construction projects complying with COVID-19 job site requirements. The City will reassess the situation as new conditions change. If you have questions please email

To schedule your Essential Building, Fire and Public Works permit inspection online, please select from the options below. 

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Code Updates

As of July 1, 2015, the State Building Code Council has adopted the 2015 Code Editions.

2015 Adopted Codes

Residential Basic Plan Program