Building Safety



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Our mission is to protect lives by ensuring the construction of durable buildings suited to Anchorage's climatic and physical environment, while also working to promote cohesive neighborhoods, compatible land uses, economic development, prosperity, and a high quality of life for our community.

Open Monday - Friday, 9​ a.m. to 5 p.m.
Planning and Development Center
4700 Elmore Road

Earthquake Damage Information:

After Hours request message/emergency work: 343-8300
Permit Counter: 343-8211
Permit Counter Fax: 343-8214
Building Code Questions: 343-8211
Main Office: 343-8301

​Questions on Code(s), Permits, and General:
Website Comments: Building Safety Webmaster
Employee Search: Municipal Employee Directory
Office Location: Map Office Location


​Permit submittals [new applications, change orders, etc.] must be received​ in the permit office before 4 p.m. Please call the Building Safety office at 343-8301 if you cannot make the 4 p.m. deadline, as we may be able to make arrangements to accommodate a late submittal.