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Building Permit Information
The Transportation and Development Department reviews and issues permits for all development projects.  
Transportation & Development Department building

Site Development Plan Review
Site Development is responsible for plan review and on-site inspections to ensure compliance with zoning code requirements and development plan stipulations.

Civil Engineering Plan Review
Civil Engineering Plan Review staff are responsible for the review and approval of civil plans associated with developments. The civil engineering portion of site development includes:

Building and Fire Safety Plan Review
Building and Safety Plan Review staff are charged with reviewing and approving the plans for the construction of buildings. Their focus is on the building:

  • Fire resistance, life safety & means of egress
  • Structural system
  • Mechanical, plumbing, electrical systems
  • Fire suppression system
  • Barrier free accessibility

The City of Chandler has adopted and will enforce the following codes starting August 1, 2013:

2012 International Building Code
2011 National Electrical Code
2012 International Plumbing Code
2012 International Mechanical Code
2012 International Residential Code
2012 International Fuel Gas Code
2012 International Energy Conservation Code
2012 International Fire Code
2012 International Existing Building Code

History of Code Adoptions

Self Certification of Building Plans
Registered design professionals can now self-certify that a project complies with all applicable laws and codes.

Building Inspections
Building Inspections staff inspect all new development and redevelopment projects constructed in the City for conformance to the approved building plans.

Construction Permitting
Construction Permitting staff are responsible for all fee collection, and permit issuance associated with project development.

> Access a personal query and report of Issued Permits
> Review construction permitting applications and fees

Real Estate Services
The Real Estate Division serves as the real estate advisor to the City Council, City Manager and all City Departments, and is responsible for conducting the City's acquisitions of land for city projects and city facilities. The Division secures City contracts, leases, licenses, deeds and easements of all types. Staff drafts City ordinances, resolutions, council memos and provides property management, real estate consultation, evaluation and cost estimate services to all City Departments.

Small Business Assistance
A Small Business Assistance Team is available to assist the small business community by helping clients navigate the City's planning, permitting and licensing process.  To learn more, call Ron Boose at 480-782-3018. To learn more, click here!

For information about  programs and services tailored to support the Chandler business community, contact the City's Economic Development Office at 480-782-3030, or visit
Note: If you are a small business owner and have used the services of the Small Business Assistance Team, we would welcome your feedback by completing a short survey. Click here to take the survey.

Staff is available Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except legal holidays, to answer building code, zoning or civil engineering questions at 480-782-