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The City of Kalispell City Council will hold a public hearing to discuss the adoption of the 2012 International Building Code; 2012 International Existing Building Code; 2012 International Energy Conservation Code; 2012 International Residential Code; 2012 International Mechanical Code; 2012 International Fuel Gas Code and the 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code, and a proposed fee increase. Also under consideration is the adoption of the 2014 Electrical Code & fee schedule.  If adopted the effective date would be May 1, 2015.

The public hearing will be held on February 17, 2015 in the city council chambers at 201 1st Avenue East, beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Interested parties are encouraged to attend.

Please click on the following agenda for additional information: City Council agenda

Department Overview

The City of Kalispell's Building Department performs plan reviews and inspections on all commercial and residential projects within the city limits.

Permits are required for building, plumbing, mechanical, tenant improvements and fire suppression systems.

Our website includes the requirements and forms needed for new construction, remodels, additions, tenant improvements, detached garages, and decks.

In addition, the department is responsible for conducting Fire Life Safety inspections and fire/alarm plan review of commercial properties within the city.

Current Codes:

 2009 International Building, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, Fire & Energy Code;

 2009 International Existing Building Code; 

 2006 International Residential Code; and

 2009 Uniform Plumbing Code.


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