Building Department Notice - UPDATED
Modifications to Inspection and Plan Reviewer Availability
Release Date: March 21, 2022
NOTICE TO ALL PERMIT HOLDERS AND CONTRACTORS REGARDING MODIFICATIONS NOW IN EFFECT REGARDING WEEKLY/HOURLY INSPECTION SCHEDULE?AND PLAN REVIEW.??
In order to meet the public’s needs more efficiently, we are extending inspection hours and setting aside time for uninterrupted plan review. The extended inspection hours will allow better and longer coverage for all trades/types of permits. We see this new change being a benefit to all those requesting services from the City of Missoula Building Department.
- Extended inspection hours will increase scheduling flexibility and reduce project delays.
- Allow Plans Examiners uninterrupted time dedicated to efficient plan review.
- Offers homeowners and business property owners greater flexibility in inspection scheduling to accommodate their work and other commitments.
- Offers contractors a wider inspection window to accommodate their scheduling commitments.
- Assist in lowering our carbon footprint with more efficient delivery of services.
- Improved productivity and less time spent in traffic.
Please note the following changes, effective March 14, 2022.City of Missoula building inspection hours have been extended to 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except for Holiday weeks as described below
. This schedule change is presumed to be year-round and is intended to provide a wider window during the day for inspections to occur. To accommodate the expanded hours, the Building Department staff will work an overlapping schedule. Specific staff members may not be available on certain days – However, inspection services and other Building Department services will remain available on all business days.
Projects requesting a.m. or p.m. inspections must be ready for inspection by 7 a.m. or 12 p.m., respectively. The inspection scheduling deadline is moved from 7 a.m. to 5 a.m. All inspections scheduled after 5 a.m. will be available for scheduling the following day or later. When a week includes an observed holiday, the inspection schedule will be Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., excluding the day of the observed holiday.
City of Missoula building plans examiners will be available to the public
from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday along with limited public services available on Friday.
As always, in the case of a building emergency call 911.
City of Missoula Observed Holidays
New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous People’s Day, General Election Day (odd years only), Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day. Note: Where holidays fall on a Saturday, the Friday preceding is a holiday and where holidays fall on a Sunday, the following Monday is a holiday.
If you should have any concerns or?comments,?please contact the Building Official Aaron Bowman at 406-552-6042 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
435 Ryman St. | Missoula, MT 59802 - 4297 | (406) 552-6630 | ci.missoula.mt.us