Building Services & Civil Enforcement

Welcome to Salt Lake City Building Services & Civil Enforcement

We promote and enforce minimum requirements to safequard the public health safety and public welfare of the built environment in Salt Lake City. Our division is made up of three sections - Building Code Review, Zoning Review and Inspections. The Building Code Review and Zoning Review sections review plans to conform to the Salt Lake City Zoning Ordinance and the International Code Council, with state amendments. The Inspections section oversees all on-going projects in the city, inspects business license applications and makes fire and life-safety inspections on buildings that have been damaged by fire or accidents.

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Location and Hours of Operation

The permits office is located at 451 South State Street Room 215, Salt Lake City. This is the City and County Building located between 400 and 500 South and between State Street and 200 East. You will find parking on State Street, 200 East and limited parking on 500 South. There is also short term, 30 minute parking in the circle on 200 East. Additionally there is parking under the Library. The entrance is on 400 South between 200 and 300 East. Our hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm and Wednesday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.