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Posted on: May 4, 2016

[ARCHIVED] May is Building Safety Month


This month Allen recognizes the employees who inspect our buildings and help protect lives and property.

The city’s Building and Code Division is responsible for examining the construction or remodeling of businesses, homes, swimming pools and other structures. They ensure buildings are suitable for occupancy and are in compliance with locally adopted codes.

Allen’s building and code staff complete thousands of inspections each year. In 2015 inspections included:

• 464 new homes
• 20 new apartments
• 4016 residential repairs
• 57 new commercial buildings
• 177 swimming pools
• 417 sprinkler systems
• 818 fences and screening walls
• 16 demolitions.

Learn more about Allen’s building inspectors.
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