Building Safety

Welcome to the Building Safety Program 

We've moved! Visit us on 2nd floor at Flagstaff City Hall.

211 West Aspen Avenue   Phone: 928-213-2627   Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00am-4:00pm                          

COMING SOON! Adoption of the 2018 International Codes, anticipated effective date MID-JULY 2019. A grace-period will be offered through December 31, 2019 where submittals may be designed to either the 2012 or 2018 codes. Submittals designed to 2018 codes will not be accepted prior to adoption/effective date.

2013 Existing Amendments to the Building Code             

2018 Proposed Amendments to the Building Code

2012 Existing International Fire Code Amendments         

2018 Proposed International Fire Code Amendments         

"Effective January 1st, 2019 new single family dwellings, multi-family dwellings and commercial projects will also be required to submit a digital set of plans and supporting documents (i.e. thumb drive, cd, dvd, dropbox)”

The Building Safety Program provides assistance to residents and developers in all areas of building construction. We provide technical code assistance and review of all building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, fuel gas, energy and accessibility requirements for construction projects city wide.

Building Official, Amy Palmer,
Phone: 928-213-2604

Building Permit Technician, Eilise Fisher,
Phone: 928-213-2627     Fax: 928-226-0985

Plan Review:                                                                              Douglas Joseph, 928-213-2636,

Elias Slover, 928-213-2646,

Victoria St. Clair, 928-213-2626,

Building Inspection:                                                    

Nicholas Blain, 928-213-2624, 

Dave Clark, 928-213-2629, 

Ronny Corey, 928-213-2622,

Lloyd Drinkard, 928-213-2625,

Richard Fritz, 928-213-2623,

Joshua Neihardt, 928-213-2621,

Mark Perkins, 928-213-2627,          

Record Request:

To request copies of Building Permits for a property, Susan Alden, City Records Coordinator, 928-213-2066 or Copies of building permits are available upon request at a cost of .50 cents per page.

To request copies of current building permits, certificate of occupancy, zoning or planning questions, or to inquire if a property has applied for a permit, contact Tammy Bishop, Administrative Specialist, 928-213-2611,

Building Inspection, Complaints or Building without a Permit:
Rick Stanionis,                                Building Inspection Manager                                                     Phone:  928-213-2628

Inspection Request Line:
Dial 928-779-7631 and follow the prompts. Monday - Friday until 3:00pm to schedule inspections for the following day. Inspections called in by 3:00pm on Friday will be scheduled for the following Monday. Only emergency inspections are performed on observed Holidays.

Plan Reviewer of the Day:                                            Monday - 7:00am-4:00pm Doug Joseph, 928-213-2636,

Tuesday - 7:00am-4:00pm Victoria St. Clair, 928-213-2626,

Wednesday - 7:00am-12:30pm Doug Joseph, 928-213-2636, 12:30pm-4:00pm Victoria St. Clair 928-213-2626,

Thursday - 7:00am-12:30pm Doug Joseph, 928-213-2636, , 12:30pm-4:00pm, Elias Slover, 928-213-2646,

Friday - 7:00pm-4:00pm Elias Slover, 928-213-2646,

Building Codes:
The Flagstaff City Council has adopted the following building codes with amendments:
2012 International Building Code
2012 International Plumbing Code
2012 International Fuel Gas Code
2012 International Existing Building Code
2011 National Electrical Code
1997 Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings

2012 International Residential Code
2012 International Mechanical Code
2009 International Energy Conservation Code
1997 Uniform Administrative Code
1997 Uniform House Code
2009 ICC A117-1 Accessible & Usable Buildings