Development Services

About Development Services
The Development Services Department is comprised of Building Inspection-Code Enforcement
The Building Inspection-Code Enforcement Department is responsible for protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the general public by enforcing the city's Code of Ordinances and:
  • Building code regulations
  • Electrical code regulations
  • Mechanical code regulations
  • Plumbing code regulations
The Planning Department is responsible for regulating and controlling the following for all residential and commercial developments within the city:
  • Building use
  • Design
  • Location
  • Plan review
  • Quality of materials
Public Works
The Public Works Department is dedicated to ensuring that the infrastructure of the city is constructed and maintained to the highest standards in order to protect the health, welfare, and safety of the citizens of Roanoke. Our goal is to provide responsive and courteous service.