Certificate of Occupancy

Certificate of Occupancy

Issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy (CO) indicates that the Building Official has determined the building to be in compliance with the UDO, the City Code of Ordinances, and the State Building Code, and that the occupancy of the building is allowed in accordance with the approved plans and specifications.  A building may not be occupied without the issuance of a CO.

A CO shall be issued after completion of the final inspection when the Building Official determines the building complies with all applicable requirements.  

All of the following inspections (as applicable) shall be performed and entered into the City’s permit database before the issuance of a CO:

  • Building Permit
  • Mechanical Permit
  • Insulation Permit
  • Plumbing Permit
  • Electrical Permit
  • Driveway Permit
  • Infrastructure Permit
  • Zoning
  • Floodplain Development Permit