Construction Services Department
The City of Lowell
Construction Services Department strives to make Lowell,
Arkansas a safer place to live by protecting the health,
safety and welfare of our citizens. We actively
participate in and support local, state and national
professional organizations to keep abreast of and
enforce the International Family of Codes while
maintaining a good working relationship with our
contractors. Our professional obligation to establish
trust, and maintain integrity, honesty, fairness and
competence will not be taken lightly.
2017 ICC / ANSI A117.1
2014 Arkansas Energy Code
2006 Arkansas Fuel Gas Code
2006 Arkansas Plumbing Code
2009 International Property Maintenance Code
2010 Arkansas Mechanical Code
2012 Arkansas Fire Protection Code (Based on the 2012
IFC, IBC, & IRC)
2012 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code
2013 NFPA Life Safety Codes
2017 National Electrical Code
Building Permit fees are determined by Gross
Area x Square Foot Construction Cost x Permit Fee
Multiplier. Building Permit fees include Sewer Expansion
fees, Fire/EMS Impact fees, and Plan Review fees where
applicable. Commercial projects: the above fees plus a
State Educational fee, and Fire Department Lock Box fee
may be applicable.
Fee schedules for all permits other than Building can be
viewed on the appropriate application.
Permit applications can be emailed to
Download any of the following:
Building Permit Application
Demolition Permit Application
Electric Permit Application
Mechanical Permit Application
Plumbing Permit Application
Swimming Pool Permit Application
Step System Permit Application
Sign Permit Application
Moving Permit Application
Roof Permit Application
for scheduling an inspection for the City of Lowell
(Allow for a 24-hr turnaround for most inspections)
1. Click on the provided link to open a
2. Enter the search criteria: All options are listed
in the "Search by" drop-down menu box and both
entries should match, i.e., Parcel Address-Project
3. Select "Search" to pull up the desired permit for
4. Choose the applicable permit (Building,
Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing). The permit choice
will depend on the inspection being scheduled.
5. Select "Request inspection" or "View". The "View"
option will provide important information about the
permit (including the Contractor Access Code -
provided next to the business name).
6. Enter all information into the appropriate boxes.
The contractor access code will be the license
number of the permit holder, no dashes (MP-1111 WILL
7. Each type of inspection will be entered
individually. For example, a rough-inspection
involves all trades. Each contractor (or the GC)
MUST schedule an inspection under EACH permit.
Building - Rough in framing; Mechanical - Rough
8. If you have any further questions please contact
the permit tech,
Phone: 479.770.2185 or
Now, Let's get scheduled!
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