Building Safety

  1. Development Services will continue to offer permitting and submittal services for all planning review cases, engineering permits and Construction online. All submittals shall have their review times extended by 6 business days. View Temporary Development Review Timelines

    Request an Online Plan Submittal

    Mail Submissions: For those who wish to mail in your submittals, we will only be accepting submittals delivered via FedEx, UPS or USPS at this time, courier deliveries will not be accepted.

    If you have any questions regarding existing permits or those pending plan review approval, please contact

    Payments shall be accepted via ACH or by mail. Details will be emailed to you once an invoice has been issued.

Building Safety is responsible for processing building permits and plan reviews. This division also conducts building inspections to ensure safety and monitors code compliance of structures located within the city.

2018 I-Code Adoption Process

The City of Surprise Community Development Department is proposing the adoption of the 2018 International Building Codes with local amendments. This would replace the previously adopted 2012 International Building Codes with local amendments.

View the Proposed Implementation Process