function of the office of Code Enforcement is to enhance and protect
the health, safety, and well being of residents, property owners, and
businesses in the City of Forrest City.
The department accomplishes its mission through inspections of all
new construction as well as remodels. All construction is required to
have permits for building, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and gas inspections.Some
cases may also warrent the condemning of nuisance structures and removing
Building codes currently being used are:
Arkansas Fire Prevention Code, Volume 1,2, and 3, 2007 edition NEC
Arkansas Plumbing Code 2006
Arkansas Fuel Gas Code 2006
Arkansas Mechanical Code 2003.