Inspection Services Division

The Inspection Services Division is responsible for building inspection, building plan and site layout review, interpretation and enforcement of the International Code Council (ICC) construction standards, and any local construction codes adopted by the City Council. Inspection Services' employees also provide information concerning subdivision plats and existing sewer lines and connections. The Division is also responsible for the inspection and enforcement of owner-occupied and rental properties subject to the property maintenance code and the residential rental licensing ordinance.

Doug Weisbrod
Building & Code Enforcement Manager

44 N Lorimier Street | Cape Girardeau, MO  63701
Phone 573-339-6327 | [email protected]
The City recently teamed up with ICC to provide trade license exams, in addition to our other approved testing provider, Prometric. Exams through ICC may be taken at a traditional testing center, and some exams such as the Journeyman Electrician and Master Electrician are also available through PRONTO ©. PRONTO © exams may be taken from your home or office computer, eliminating the need to drive to a testing center!

ICC expects to offer more exams on this platform for other trades in the next year. Traditional ICC exams are taken at Pearson VUE testing centers, with the closest locations in Paducah, Marion and St. Louis.

Contact City staff to learn more about this new option!


Trades Licenses Info