Building Code Administration (Online Permitting)

Universal has assisted many counties, cities, school districts and universities with outsourcing Building Department Services to meet the fluctuating demands of the building industry. At UES, we pride ourselves on having the ability to custom tailor our support services to the exact needs of each government agency that we serve. We can provide support staff to augment existing municipal operations or provide the entire staff needed to manage and operate every aspect of a building department, allowing the ability to scale up and down, based on development needs.

With fully staffed offices strategically located throughout the United States, we are able to meet the needs of our clients by providing local expert knowledge and solutions unique to both a regions regulatory and geological identity. Our extensive distribution of resources also means that we are able to rapidly respond to the needs of our clients by immediately allocating equipment and manpower, thereby ensuring staff continuity and consistency.

Unparalleled Background and Experience

Universal has become the most reliable, cost-effective resource for government extension assistance with a focus on assisting our clients to improve their level of service to the community while simultaneously reducing their cost of doing business. Our Code Compliance experts are comprised of state licensed and ICC certified building officials, multi-certified inspectors and plans examiners, and permit technicians, along with licensed and registered architects and engineers.

UES has a proven track record of delivering the highest level of quality in customer service, along with our thorough knowledge and complete understanding of all state, federal building and construction codes and other associated local laws, rules, regulations, directives, ordinances and local amendments.

Employing some of the industry’s most well-known experts who perform research and consult with regulatory agencies to shape the future of construction standard practices, these professionals have decades of experience providing Building Code Inspections and Permit Plan Reviews for many municipal and educational institutions across the country. Because of their many years in the construction industry, Universal's staff has extensive experience in projects of all sizes and complexities, including commercial structures, residential developments, single family homes, multi-family residential projects, mixed-use buildings, high-rise, universities, K-8 and high schools, as well as hospitals, and government facilities.

Solutions To Fit Your Needs

Our highly qualified and experienced team can provide your jurisdiction with various building department services including the following:

Plan Review and Inspections

Our team of code compliance professionals consists of state licensed and ICC certified inspectors and plans examiners, offer decades of experience as well as a thorough and complete understanding of all state, federal building and construction codes and other associated local laws, rules, regulations, directives, ordinances and local amendments. Our team of experts has many years of first-hand experience performing these same services for municipal and educational institutions across the country.

Staff Augmentation

Our team of Code Compliance Professionals can provide support staff to augment existing operations or provide the entire staff needed to manage and operate every aspect of a building department. With a rising demand for building permitting and inspection services, we have become the most reliable, cost-effective resource for government extension assistance with a focus on assisting our clients to improve their level of service to the community while simultaneously reducing their cost of doing business.

Citizen Portal

Citizen Portal is Universals cloud solution developed specifically for simplifying permit applications, plan reviews & approvals, and the inspection processes.