The City of
DeKalb operates in compliance with locally adopted codes that
are designed to maintain a healthy, safe and clean environment
and to preserve the quality of life that residents and
businesses enjoy in our community.
Division is now a part of the Public Works Department and is
comprised of Building & Code and Property Maintenance. The
purpose of the Building Division is to maintain a safe and
desirable community for the citizens of DeKalb. There is a
duty to protect the public from disaster due to fire, structural
collapse and general deterioration, which underscores the need
for modern codes and their administration. Safety is achieved
through proper design and construction practices, issuance of
permits and inspections that verify compliance with building
responsibility of the Building Division is to review building
permit applications, issue building permits, inspect
construction work and provide technical assistance to residents
and contractors. The Building Division also strives to maintain
a desirable community by enforcing local Property Maintenance
codes as well as responding to citizen concerns.
It is our hope
that you will find this website useful in obtaining the
information you need. If you have any further questions, please
contact us directly.