The Neighborhood Services Department is responsible for the following building and construction inspections:

  • Commercial Development: Public improvements (streets, drainage, etc.) and site improvements (parking, buildings, landscaping, etc.)
  • Engineering / Public Works Projects: Various construction projects, such as street and drainage improvements
  • New Home Construction: Pre-construction, driveway aprons, sidewalks, certificate of compliance (grading and drainage), and refund inspections (site stabilization and lot improvements)
  • Residential Development: Clearing, civil inspections (sewer and drainage infrastructure), roadway development, and miscellaneous site improvements (landscaping, fences, and signage)

In Lakeland, Shelby County Construction Codes handles all development requiring construction code permits and inspections in Lakeland. Determine the adopted code that relates to your project.

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