City Inspector

Inspections

The Inspector's office is responsible for plan review, administering the Arkansas Fire Prevention Code as it relates to commercial and residential construction.  It is responsible for performing electrical, HVAC and plumbing inspections on all projects in the city of Paragould.  Inspectors also respond to questions from contractors and the general public regarding building, HVAC, plumbing and electrical code interpretations.

The staff ensures that building construction, and floodplain management policies and regulations are enforced by performing follow-up field inspections. The City Inspector reviews all residential, commercial and industrial documents for code compliance and monitors residential and commercial building activity and permitting to ensure quality control. 

Codes 

The following is a list of codes adopted for use by the city of Paragould. (updated10/27/2021)

  • 2012 Arkansas Fire Prevention Code   Vol. I: Fire

  • 2012 Arkansas Fire Prevention Code Vol. II: Building

  • 2012 Arkansas Fire Prevention Code Vol. III: Residential

  • 2006 Arkansas Plumbing Code

  • 2010 Arkansas Mechanical Code

  • 2006 Arkansas Fuel Gas Code

  • 2017 National Electric Code

  • 2014 Arkansas Energy Code

Inspector Documents