The department is also responsible for performing inspections on residential and commercial projects. The Inspections Division also inspects buildings where new businesses are opening or moving to another location. These inspections are made to ensure the public safety and well-being of the general public.
To obtain an electrical permit you must have a state wide electrical license, occupational license, and current insurance.
To obtain a plumbing permit you must have a state wide plumbing license, occupational license, and current insurance.
To obtain a HVAC/Mechanical permit you must have a refrigerant card/license, occupational license, and current insurance.
It is the responsibility of the owner and/or contractor to see that at minimum the following inspections are called for, and at the time indicated. Further, the owner and/or contractor must insure that the various inspections are made by a representative for the City of Monroe, Building Inspection Department. Work shall not proceed until each division (building, plumbing, electrical, etc.) has approved the various stages of construction.
The following are the four (4) minimum called inspections required for all building construction:
Chief Building Inspector