Salt Lake City

Building Services

(801) 535-6000

Encroachment Application Change

Please note, our encroachment process has changed.  Our ERT (Encroachment Review Team) will be reviewing all encroachment applications from here on out.  To apply for an Encroachment, please visit for additional questions, please email

Board of Appeals & Examiners Vacancies

Building Services now has a Board of Appeals & Examiners. The Board resolves appeals pertaining to building construction, housing, and abatement codes that may contain errors regarding judgment and purpose made by an administrative official. For more information, see the Board of Appeals & Examiners page. 

COVID-19 & Building Services

Due to rapid protocol changes regarding COVID-19, the following may change at any time – We will be responding to all inquiries via email at or call 801.535.7968 between 8 am and 5 pm. The permitting office is currently open to the public. We are in-office to help with permitting questions as well as guide those who need assistance through the online process. Please note, our offices will be closed for all federal and local holidays. On red air quality days, our offices will be open to the public with very minimal staff. The rest of our staff will still be available via email or phone and will still be conducting plan review and permit issuance.  To check the current air quality rating, visit the Utah Department of Air Quality’s website.

The most up to date information how Community & Neighborhoods is conducting business in response to COVID-19 is available here.

Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time!

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