Public Works - Building Inspections

The mission of the Building Inspection Division is to ensure minimum code compliance standards for all new building construction and alterations to existing structures. Inspection services, information sharing, and coordination with citizens and other agencies are the Division’s daily responsibilities.

Building Permit Application

Fill-In Form (print after filling in as changes can't be saved)

Building Permit Basics Handout

A Building Permit Is Required For ...

No Permit is Required For...

Residential Sample Plan #1

Demolition Handout.pdf

You do not need a building permit when...

Deck Building Permit and Construction Information

Building Code Synopsis

Quick Guide to Building Code Adoptions (2012 Editions)

Current Building Codes

Local Design Professionals & Drafters

Physical Location:
Matt Elberson, Building Official
2930 Tongass Avenue
Ketchikan, AK 99901-5742
Tel: (907) 228-4737
FAX: (907) 225-8721