Building Department

The Building Department manages all the building permit review and construction activity to safeguard life, health, property, and public welfare by assuring compliance with the Town's adopted uniform construction codes.

For builders, the Town of Jerome has adopted the following Codes:

  • 1998 ICC ANSI
  • 2002 National Electric Code
  • 2003 ICC Building, Energy, Existing Building, Fire, Fuel Gas, Mechanical, Plumbing, Private Sewage and Residential
  • Appendix 33 of the 1997 UBC as the Town of Jerome Grading Ordinance, 2003 Edition
Projects Requiring Permits:

The following information is intended as a guide for home owners and does not include all projects that require permits. Please contact the building department if you have questions about the need for a permit for your project.

  • Detached structures over 144 sq ft
  • Room additions
  • Patio covers
  • Retaining walls exceeding 4’
  • Fences exceeding 6’ 
  • Swimming pools &  spas
  • Gas lines
  • Porch enclosures
  • Carport enclosure
  • Window replacement – when size is altered
  • Re-roofing
  • Interior / exterior wall removal or installs
  • Drywall
  • Plumbing fixtures to be added or relocated
  • Water system re-piping
  • Electrical panel change outs
  • Electrical updates / rewires
  • Photovoltaic systems
  • Fireplace installations
  • Lath for stucco systems 
  • Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing for detached structures less than 144 sq ft

Click here for a Building Permit Application
Click here for a Building Permit Extension Application


Building Official Barry Wolstencroft

To schedule a meeting or inspection with the Building Official, please contact Customer Relations Specialist Rosa Cays at (928) 634-7943.

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