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On Target

Percent of building inspections that are completed by the requested date

High Performing Government | Desired Measure Result: Above Target

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Periodic inspections are used to verify that all aspects of a commercial and residential construction project – including but not limited to the plumbing system, HVAC systems, electrical systems, building exiting and access for the disabled – meet minimum safety requirements. The inspections are a necessary part of the building process but can cause delays if not completed by the requested date. Building inspections play a critical role in keeping buildings safe and healthy for our citizens. If inspections are not conducted on the scheduled day, they add cost to a project and extend the timeline of construction. Rolled over inspections also cause lost productivity for homeowners who have taken time away from work to provide access for an inspection. 

With the continued low unemployment, we are having difficulty meeting the 98% goal with 3 positions unfilled. We also have undertaken staff training which has increased the work on those not training to try and meet the 98% goal and it has not been met for the FY18.