Building & Code Enforcement

Building Permit Application (fillable form)

The Sandy City Building and Safety Division is located in the Community Development office, Room 210 in Sandy City Hall. This division has two sections: Permitting & Code Enforcement.

 

The Building and Safety Division is responsible for the following:

  • Issuing permits for commercial and residential projects
  • Review each residential building permit and associated materials for compliance with the International Residential Code (IRC)
  • Review each commercial building permit and associated materials for compliance with the International Building Code (IBC)
  • Perform inspection on buildings under construction to verify compliance with the minimum standards in the building code (either the IRC or IBC)
  • Inspect new businesses to very compliance with the minimum requirements for the building code (which includes the access requirements for persons with disabilities)

Sandy City currently enforces the following codes:

  • 2012 Edition of the International Building Code
  • 2012 Edition of the International Residential Code
  • 2012 Edition of the International Mechanical Code
  • 2012 Edition of the International Plumbing Code
  • 2011 Edition of the National Electrical Code
  • 2012 Edition of the International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2012 Edition of the International Energy Conservation Code (as amended by the State of Utah)
  • 1997 Edition of the Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings
  • 2012 Edition of the International Existing Building Code

Building questions, permits and/or inspection requests should be directed to the Building & Safety Permit Tech at 801-568-7251 or email smccarthy@sandy.utah.gov

Any permits for work done in the public way (excavation, curb cutting, etc.) need to be applied for through the Public Works Department at 801-568-2999

The Code Enforcement Section is charged with performing the following activities:

  • Enforce the City's Land Development Code (Zoning Ordinance) and portions of the City's Municipal Code (i.e., weeds and junk)
  • Forward cases to the City Prosecutor to prosecute violators of land use and municipal code violations at the Sandy City Justice Court and/or the 3rd District Court of the State of Utah.

Code Enforcement complaints, questions and concerns should be directed to the Code Enforcement Tech at 801-568-7254 or email aanderton@sandy.utah.gov