Building Department

As a municipal building official, you are charged with safeguarding the safety, welfare, and quality of life within your community through the administration and enforcement of building codes and regulations.

By ensuring that buildings are designed and constructed in ways appropriate to their risks from storms and flooding, you can help protect peoples’ property and lives.

Following are some tools that may be useful:

Hazard Identification and Mapping

Regulation and Development Standards

Mitigation and Shore Protection


Emergency Services

Education and Outreach