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Building Department


Building Permits


Citizen Procedures:
Permits are generally required for any construction or renovation, including plumbing and electrical work. Permit fees are based on the value of work being performed. To determine whether a permit is required and/or obtain a Building Permit, contact the Building Inspector at 402-245-3555, between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Responsible office:
Building Inspector
Ken Simpson
Fire Dept.
1820 Towle Street
Falls City NE 68355
402.245.3555

Fees:
Varies, based upon value of work. Fees double if work is started without obtaining an approved building permit.


Inspections


Citizen Procedures:
It is the citizen’s responsibility to contact the Building Inspector at City Hall when your project is ready for inspection. Inspection may be scheduled between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through  Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday.

Responsible office:
Building Inspector
Ken Simpson
Fire Dept.
1820 Towle Street
Falls City NE 68355
402.245.3555

Fees:
Building Permit fee only. No additional inspection fees are required.


Plumbing and Electrical Licenses


Contractor Procedures:
In addition to any required State of Nebraska Contractor licenses, Plumbing and Electrical Contractors may obtain licenses required to perform work in the City of Falls City at City Hall between 8:00 a.m.  to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Responsible office:
City Hall
2307 Barada Street
Falls City NE 68355
402.245.2851

Fees:
Electrical: $20.00 per year
Plumbing: Call City Hall for this information  402.245.2851
In addition to State of Nebraska licensing requirements and $2000 Insurance Bond with City of Falls City


Unsafe Structure Complaints


Citizen Procedures:
Any complaints are handled by the Building Inspector at 402-245-3555 between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. These complaints are investigated and if action is necessary, the Inspector would contact the owner to make repairs or demolish the structure.

Responsible office:
Building Inspector
Ken Simpson
Fire Dept.
1820 Towle Street
Falls City NE 68355
402.245.3555

Fees:
None