FY2016-17 Budget Final

ACTIVITY SUMMARY

DEPARTMENT

ACCOUNT

PROGRAM/ACTIVITY BUILDING INSPECTIONS

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

101-003-011

* Perform residential and commercial plan reviews and inspections. Residential and commercial plan reviews consist of a review of energy, fire and life safety building code requirements within the area of the building permit and construction process. Residential and commercial inspections consist of inspecting energy, fire and life safety building codes for compliance throughout the construction process. * Perform quality control plan reviews for residential and commercial projects for new construction. Quality control plan reviews are performed to minimize human error during the manual plan review process of new residential and commercial construction projects. PERFORMANCE MEASURES/SERVICE LEVELS MISSION/PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Building Inspections reviews building construction plans and performs inspections to ensure compliance with building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas, energy and zoning code requirements for new and existing residential and commercial construction. Building Inspections reviews construction plans for signage and conducts inspections for compliance, issues moving and building demolition permits, investigates complaints and takes enforcement action on violations of the building construction codes, sign regulations, and zoning regulations. Building Inspections writes and prepares new ordinances for City Council consideration, reviews existing ordinances for suggested changes, and coordinates the issuance of Certificates of Occupancy for new and existing construction. Building Inspections reviews new editions of the International Code Council's building construction codes and makes recommendations to the City Council for adoption of the International Codes, along with local amendments. GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

FY 2014 Actuals

FY 2015 Actuals

FY 2016 Target

FY 2017 Target

Quantifiable Factor(s)

Activity Demand/Workload Number of residential construction plans reviewed

161

200

175

200

Number of commercial plans reviewed

18

10

10

10

Number of residential and commercial inspections conducted

3,640

4,477

3,895

3,900

Efficiency/Effectiveness Measures M&O budget per capita M&O budget % of General Fund budget Average time to complete commercial plan reviews on new commercial projects submitted to the Building Inspections Division (days). Average time to complete residential plan reviews on new single-family residential projects submitted to the Building Inspections Division (days). Percentage of same-day residential and commercial inspections submitted by 8:00 a.m.

$6.38 0.97%

$5.24 0.82%

$9.90 1.48%

$8.35 1.16%

N/A

N/A

10

10

N/A

N/A

5

5

N/A

N/A

90%

90%

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