Building Permit Fee Schedule Information
The City of Fort Smith conducts plumbing inspections for compliance to the Arkansas Plumbing Code as amended by local ordinance (see code of ordinances). The plumbing inspection program pertains to all plumbing within the city as well as the area south of Fort Smith where the city is the water supplier. City Ordinance #96-05 requires that all plumbing in the “transfer area” must be inspected by a Fort Smith plumbing inspector for compliance to the Arkansas Plumbing Code.
Please contact the Fort Smith Utility Department or the Building Safety Division if you have any questions whether your property is within the area subject to the plumbing inspection program.
The City of Fort Smith conducts mechanical and electrical inspections for compliance to the Arkansas Mechanical Code and the National Electrical Code as amended by local ordinance. The mechanical and electrical inspection program pertains to all mechanical and electrical within the city.