Building Department

The Building Department handles all permits and inspections for new construction and remodeling, as well as electrical, mechanical, and plumbing projects in the City of La Vista. 

Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical permits are required for new installations, replacements or removal of plumbing fixtures, H.V.A.C. equipment or water, drainage, sewer, gas piping systems or electrical wiring.


The City of La Vista has adopted the 2018 I-Codes (PDF), which consists of the following:

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Fire Code

Building Department Links

  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code (2018)
  • National Electric Code (2017)
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Existing Building Code