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Building Codes


The Building Codes Division issue construction related permits and provides plan review and inspection services with regard to building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical construction in the City of Little Rock. The primary goal of the Division is to protect the public health and safety through the administration and enforcement of these codes. Within the Building Codes Division there are six (6) working sections: Building Inspections; Electrical Inspections; Permits; Plan Review; Mechanical Inspections; and Plumbing/Gas Inspections.

Information  and Checklists:

Building Permit Fee Ordinance
Commercial Plan Review Requirements 
Construction Codes for Little Rock
Documents Required to Obtain a Building Permit 
Blasting check List
Demolition Permit check list
Final Inspection check list 
Fire alarm Sequence of Events Generic Check list
Fire Job Check List
Retaining Wall check list
       As-built certification form

Construction application forms:           Hillcrest DOD handout:

Building Codes:                                     Central High DOD Handout:


For Maps (Scroll down to Section 10 for map links)

Building Codes Staff

Administration, Permitting and Commercial Plan Review

Chuck Givens
Building Codes Manager
(501) 371-4828
Stephanie Steele
Office Assistant II
(501) 371-4832
Permit Records Supervisor
(501) 371-4832
Mark Alderfer
Commercial Plans Examiner
(501) 371-4875
Terry Steele
Permit and Record Assistant
(501) 371-4805
Curtis Richey
Commercial Plans Examiner
(501) 371-4724



Charles Cowart
Building Inspector
(501) 371-4834
Greg Case
Electrical Inspection
(501) 371-4838
Tim Whiterner
Building Inspector
(501) 371-4833
Gerard Walsh
Electrical Inspector
(501) 371-4837
Ronnie Campbell
Plumbing Inspection Supervisor
(501) 371-4840 or (501) 371-4841
Richard Maddox
Mechanical Inspection Supervisor
(501) 918-5292
Dennis Johnson
Plumbing Inspector
(501) 371-4842
Wayne Shaw
Mechanical Inspector
(501) 918-5282

Inspection  Requests: 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Monday - Friday

Field Inspections:
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday - Friday




For More Information

Building Codes Division
Planning and Development Department
723 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4832 or (501) 371-4805
(501) 371-6863 (Fax)

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