Building Safety

View my permit- A contractor access code is required to view permits.

Request an inspection- A contractor access code is required to request inspections.


The following questions can be addressed via phone or email

About the Department

The Building Department regulates the construction, demolition, and occupancy of all buildings within the City of Show Low. The primary mission of the Building Department is to provide life safety and a better quality of living for the residents of the City of Show Low.

Department Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the staff include the following:

  • Issuing permits for the construction, repair, or alteration of all buildings and structures
  • Overseeing plan reviews
  • Conducting inspections

Important Notice Regarding Building Code Changes

Per Resolution 2020-01 The City of Show Low has updated several sections of Title 18, Building, including adopting the following building codes; 2018 I.B.C. and 2018 I.R.C. As of February 7, 2021 ALL plans MUST be submitted using the 2018 codes.

Notice of Fee Increases

Per Resolution 2011-45: An increase based on the Construction Cost Index (CCI) will cause the following fees to increase and implements an annual increase based on the CCI each January 1st, Water System Capacity Fees and Sewer System Capacity Fees.

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Updated 2/9/2023