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309 N 5th St, Norfolk, NE 68701
Phone: (402) 844-2000














Prevention Bureau

Building and Inspections



402 844 2060


Building Official   Steve Nordhues Tues-Fri 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Electrical Inspector   Willie Nelson Mon-Wed & Fri. 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p .m.
Building Inspector   Paul Serres Mon.-Tues, Thu-Fri 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Health Official   John Kouba Mon.-Fri 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Fire Marshal   Terry Zwiebel Mon.-Thur. 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Prevention Manager   Trent Howard Mon-Thurs. 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Permits Technician   Bev Vonderohe Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


You can now fill out the forms online before you print them. Then sign the printed forms as needed and return them to the Prevention Bureau at the Fire Division. Some forms have a "CALCULATE" button to help with totaling the fees. The completed forms cannot be saved.

Building Permit Fee Worksheet
Contractor Registration Form for 2014
  Curb Grind Application Flow Chart
Electrical Permit Application/Fee Worksheet
  Fireworks & Display Permit Application
  Fire Prevention Application
  Fire Suppression/Alarm Permit Application/Fee Worksheet
  Flood Plain Development Permit/Application
  House Mover Notification Form
  Home Occupation Registration Form
  Mechanical Permit Application/Fee Worksheet
  Plumbing Permit Application/Fee Worksheet
  Replacement Water Heater Permit Application/Fee Worksheet
  United States Citizenship Attestation Form
  Utility Permit to work on Water or Sewer lines
  Well and Septic Tank Application
  Worksheet for Street Excavation Permit - Permit to Curb Grind

Information Sheets

  Detached Accessory Buildings
  Fence and Sight Triangle Requirements
  Garage Sale Sign Requirements
  Mobile Home Location Permits
  Outdoor Fireplaces Guidlines
  Political Sign Requirements
  Requirements for Residential Deck Construction
  Residential Projects that Require Permit & inspection
  Slab Edge Insulation Handout
  Sleeping Room Egress Window Information
  Swimming Pool Considerations
  Tree Considerations


  YTD Building Permit Reports

City Code Sections

  Chapter 6 - Buildings and Building Regulations
  Chapter 8 - Fire Prevention and Protection
  Sec. 14-230.  Fireworks--When discharge permissible
  Chapter 23 - Subdivisions
  Chapter 27 - Zoning