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

Development & Engineering Services Department is pleased to offer our citizens, businesses, and visitors assess to government services for electronic plan review and online permitting.

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Brett Harris
Chief Building Official

11465 W. Civic Center Dr. #110
Avondale, AZ 85323

Main Phone:
Fax: 623-333-0401

Inspection Phone
Mon -Thu until 3:00 p.m. 

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Current Adopted Codes, effective July 3, 2013

  • 2009 ICC/ANSI, 2010 ADA Accessibility Guidelines
  • 2011 National Electrical Code 
  • 2012 International Building Code   
  • 2012 International Residential Code 
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • 2012 International Plumbing Code
  • 2011 National Electrical Code 
  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2012 International Energy Conservation Code

              Avondale Council approved the adoption of the 2012 International Codes as amended. 

                The City Council has adopted the 2003 International Fire Code with amendments
                           The State of Arizona has adopted the 2012 International Fire Code.

  • Arizona Registrar of Contractors 
  • Ask a Building Code Question
  • Basic Checklist for Building Permits    
  • COMcheck 
  • ICC ES Reports  
  • Maricopa County Assessor                                     
  • Poisoning Lead