The Building Safety Office is responsible for enforcing the building and life safety codes. This department issues building permits and all applicable sub-permits for the construction of new homes, remodels, additions, new commercial buildings, commercial remodels/additions, and also reviews all commercial and residential plans prior to building permit approval.
Building Safety assists in the understanding and complying with the current ICC Codes, Including the IRC, IBC, NEC2008 Electrical Code, Mechanical Code, Plumbing and Gas Code.
Field inspections are made on all construction, including additions, alterations and repairs, to insure that the citizens of Johnson have a safe and sanitary environment. The health and safety of our citizens are our main goal.
Please allow 24 hrs for inspections when possible.
Building and Safety FAQs
No building permits are needed if your shed is under 120 square feet.
No, permits are required.
Yes, permits are required if you are moving electrical, plumbing, or walls. Inspections are required.
Yes, permits are required. All HVAC work must also be inspected.
Yes, a permit is required for any structure that is attached to your home.