Building, Plumbing & Mechanical Inspections

Responsibility & Purpose

The Maplewood Building Inspection Division reviews plans, issues permits, and conducts inspections under the requirements and guidelines of the State Building Code.

The purpose of the division is to ensure that public safety and health standards related to building construction are maintained for the general welfare of the community. This provides for a safer community for all citizens through proper construction methods and also provides for enhanced neighborhood livability and property values.

Current Codes

The current codes include:

  • 2012 Internal Revenue Code (IRC)
  • 2012 International Building Code (IBC)
  • 2012 International Fire Code (IFC)
  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
  • 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • 2015 State Building Code
  • 2015 State Plumbing Code
  • 2015 State Energy Code

Please note that many of these codes are now available online.