Who We Are:
The Building Inspection Division's staff consists of one building official, one building inspector, one zoning officer, one, minimum housing officer, one plumbing/mechanical inspector, one building and zoning clerk and one building/zoning clerk/typist.
What We Do:
The Building Inspection Division is responsible for all new construction and alterations of existing buildings within the city. The division issues permits which include building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical and also administers the zoning ordinances. Minimum housing complaints are reviewed by the Building Inspection Division.
The division is responsible for issuing all permits related to construction, enforcement of RI State Building Code, and the City of East Providence Ordinance, including Minimum Housing and Zoning.