The Building Division is responsible for building permit and code administration by providing plan review, inspection services, building code information, code enforcement and public outreach.  The Building Division provides life safety assurance and solution-oriented services to the city through the application of professional skills and adopted standards by regulating the construction, repair or alteration, demolition, and occupancy of all buildings and structures within the city. Our primary mission is to provide life safety and a better quality of living to the residents of the City of Monroe. 

Code Updates

As of July 1, 2015, the State Building Code Council has adopted the 2015 Code Editions.

2015 Adopted Codes

Inspection Requests

Please call our 24-hour voicemail system at 360-863-4545 (Option #1) to schedule an inspection. Inspection requests must be made by 4:00 p.m. to be scheduled for the next business day.

Leave the type of inspection, your name, contact phone number in case we need to reach you, site address, permit number, date requested for inspection and am* or pm* inspection requested. When pouring concrete please specify the time of the pour.  All permits and approved plans are required to be on-site at the time of the inspection. All inspections must be called in even if there is a Special Inspection Agency conducting the inspection.

*AM requests are typically performed between the hours of 8:30 am and 12:00 noon

*PM requests are typically performed between the hours of 1:00 pm and 3:30 pm

Residential Basic Plan Program

Basic Plan Process