Building Department

Building Permits:

Citizen Procedures:

Permits are generally required for any construction or renovation, including plumbing and electrical work. Permit fees are based on the value of work being performed. To determine whether a permit is required and/or obtain a Building Permit, contact the Building Inspector at City Hall between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday.

Responsible office:

Building Inspector

Contact:

Ken Simpson
Fire Dept.
1820 Towle Street
Falls City NE 68355
402.245.3555

Fees:

Varies, based upon value of work. Fees double if work is started without obtaining an approved building permit.

Inspections:

Citizen Procedures:

It is the citizen’s responsibility to contact the Building Inspector at City Hall when your project is ready for inspection. Inspection may be scheduled between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through¬† Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday.

Responsible office:

Building Inspector

Contact:

Ken Simpson
Fire Dept.
1820 Towle Street
Falls City NE 68355
402.245.3555

Fees:

Building Permit fee only. No additional inspection fees are required.

Plumbing and Electrical Licenses:

Contractor Procedures:

In addition to any required State of Nebraska Contractor licenses, Plumbing and Electrical Contractors may obtain licenses required to perform work in the City of Falls City at City Hall between 8:30 a.m.  to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday.

Responsible office:

Deputy City Clerk-Treasurer

Contact:

Carol Bentley
City Hall
2307 Barada Street
Falls City NE 68355
402.245.2851

Fees:

Electrical: $20.00 per year
Plumbing: Call City Hall for this information  402.245.2851
In addition to State of Nebraska licensing requirements and $2000 Insurance Bond with City of Falls City

Unsafe Structure Complaints:

Citizen Procedures:

Any complaints are handled by the Building Inspector at the City Hall office between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday. These complaints are investigated and if action is necessary, the Inspector would contact the owner to make repairs or demolish the structure.

Responsible office:

Building Inspector

Contact:

Ken Simpson
Fire Dept.
1820 Towle Street
Falls City NE 68355
402.245.3555

Fees:

None