Building Inspections is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the adopted building, electrical, fire, mechanical, plumbing, property maintenance and other related codes necessary to maintain safe environments for the citizens of Great Bend. Building Inspections issues permits for building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical, demolition, mobile homes and signs and is responsible for performing inspections to ensure code compliance. In addition, Building Inspections reviews plans for proposed buildings, additions and building alterations to verify zoning and code compliance. Another critical area of the building code enforced by Building Inspections is property maintenance. Property maintenance is an ongoing effort towards the improvement, maintenance or removal of structures and premises in order to ensure public health, safety and welfare.