The Building Division is responsible for enforcing various codes related to zoning, building, plumbing, and electrical work. They issue permits for construction and occupancy, conduct inspections for new construction and remodeling projects, and work on addressing nuisance code violations in the city. The division also collaborates with the Fire Department to ensure compliance with building, housing, and rental codes. Additionally, they handle negotiations for easements and real estate acquisitions related to City Capital Improvements Program projects, Urban Renewal initiatives, and the Dangerous and Dilapidated (D & D) Building Program. The division offers technical support to the Building Trades Board as well.