The Building and Codes Division is responsible for the administration and enforcement of all building and licensed trade work done in the Town of Collierville. The Town adopted the 2012 International Code Council family of codes on March 1, 2012.
The 2012 ICC family of codes includes:
- International Residential Code
- International Building Code
- International Mechanical Code
- International Fuel Gas Code
- International Plumbing Code
- 2008 National Electrical Code
The Plan Review and Construction Permitting Process section provides plan review and permit services for swimming pools, fences, new buildings, additions, alterations and repairs. These services ensure compliance with local, state and federal laws related to building safety, disabled access and energy efficiency.
The Building Inspection section provides inspection services for building construction to ensure compliance with approved plans and local and state building code laws. The section also conducts public outreach, administers technical assistance and performs thousands of inspections per year ensuring structural integrity, fire safety, sanitation, disabled access and energy efficiency of new and existing buildings throughout the community. Inspections are typically provided within 24 hours of the request.
All construction code inspectors are certified in their specific trade by the International Code Council and regularly attend continuing education classes related to new building techniques, code updates, cross training in other trades, and life safety issues.
The mission of the Building and Codes Division is to provide quality customer service for the residents and businesses of the Town of Collierville.
This mission includes:
- Making timely inspections
- Enforcing the adopted code
- Educating contractors of proper building practices
- Keeping residents informed
The Building and Codes Division is dedicated to upholding the adopted codes in order to protect the citizens and businesses of the Town of Collierville, and to provide a safe living and work environment for its citizens.