Code Compliance

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Building and Code Compliance ensures that construction meets structural, safety and energy standards outlined in state and local ordinances. Staff is responsible for enforcement of the state construction codes (Building, Residential, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, and Plumbing); the State Residential Energy Code, and the State Nonresidential Energy Code, as adopted by the city of East Wenatchee as well as city codes relating to flood hazard, nuisances and other local regulations. This responsibility includes review of building plans and issuance of permits for commercial and residential construction projects within the City and all related field inspections. 

Code Compliance addresses areas of code enforcement pertaining to the abatement of public nuisances, and other violations as defined in City ordinances. Nuisances are defined in EWMC Chapter 8.20. The Code Compliance Officer reviews cases of alleged code violations and seeks compliance through a voluntary correction process.

Application, Fees & Forms

2016 Building Permit Application
Building Permit and Plan Review Fee Schedule
Plumbing Permit Fee Schedule
Plumbing-Mechanical permit application
Mechanical Permit Fee Schedule
Complaint form
2015_Prescriptive_Checklist