Office of Inspections

Department Responsibilities

  • Administer the currently adopted city building codes: 
    • 2009 International Building codes
    • 2011 National Electric Code
    • Coordinate with the Fire Marshal to administer the 2009 International Fire Code.
  • Work with the local electricity company, Entergy, to ensure safe electrical power supply to residences and commercial buildings.  Call (601) 445-7512 to schedule an electrical inspection. 
  • Ensure, in coordination with the City Engineer, compliance of building plans and construction with the requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program.
  • Coordinate all water and sewer taps with Natchez Water Works
  • Regulate property maintenance requirements and various codes of the City through Code Enforcement.  
  • Manages the City’s property and upkeep of City of Natchez buildings

Street Light Outage Reporting

1. Identify the street light number (located on the pole) 

2. If no number is available, record the nearest intersection.

3. Call the Inspection Department and report the above information.

Utility Permits

PERMITS FOR REPAIR, MAINTENANCE, OR NEW INSTALLATION OF INFRASTRUCTURE UNDER CITY RIGHT-OF-WAY.  

NOT FOR ELECTRICAL INSPECTIONS. FOR ENTERGY PERMITS: CALL (601) 445-7512

Request your utility permit using the following steps:

1. Visit the Talk to My City website

2. Enter agency code: Nat01

3. Create login account

4. Complete permit request application

FOR ENTERGY PERMITS: CALL (601) 445-7512

Applications and Information