Your Building Inspector's assistance will help assure

that your building project doesn't end up like this!

Your Building Inspector's assistance will help assure

that your building project will end up like this!

The core purpose of the Building Inspector's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Field Inspections on new and remodeled structures at various stages of construction to ensure compliance with various building codes.
  • Inspects for compliance of setback requirements.
  • Maintains records of filed inspections.
  • Checks plans of commercial, residential and industrial structures for compliance with various codes.
  • Reviews plans to determine appropriate fee amounts.
  • Provides information to architects, engineers and contractors regarding local ordinances  and code requirements.
  • Investigates complaints of substandard structures.
  • Performs inspections relating to business license surveys.
  • Conducts special inspections of structures as requested.
  • Documents all aspects of permitted projects and inspections for the record.
  • Processes permits on all aspects of construction projects.
  • Recommends updates to ordinances per NRS (Nevada Revised Statues) and applicable Federal updates and guidelines.

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THE office of the building inspector IS OPEN MONDAY - FRIDAY, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (CLOSED FOR LUNCH BETWEEN 12:00 P.M. AND 1:00 P.M.)

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you can reach the building inspector by email or phone (choose the "contact us" tab at left for contact information).  please call for an appointment or stop by the building inspector's office directly after 8:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.  the building inspector is in and out of the office performing site inspections during the day, so you are encouraged to call ahead to make an appointment.

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choose the "municipal code" tab at left to view the winnemucca municipal codes (wmc title 15) related to the building inspector's office.

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Building Inspector Department Forms:

  

 

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