Building Departments in Lancaster County, NE create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Lancaster County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Lancaster County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Lancaster County building permit. Lancaster County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Lancaster County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.
Lancaster County Planning Department Lincoln NE 555 South 10th Street, Ste 213 68508 402-441-7491
Lincoln Building Department Lincoln NE 1526 K Street, # 200 68508 402-471-3191