The City of Conway Building Permits & Inspections department is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the City's adopted construction codes. The office processes multiple types of construction permit applications, conducts plans reviews of construction plans, and schedules and performs subsequent field inspections to verify compliance with the City and State building safety standards. The process of building permits and inspections provides the citizens of Conway with a safe built environment in their homes, schools, churches, shops, and places of work and business. Our office is committed to protecting public safety, property values, and the character of Conway.

The content contained in this website is intended to provide the user with the information and forms needed to obtain construction permits and become knowledgeable of the applicable code and procedures involved in the permitting and inspection process. If you need additional information or have questions about any of the information provided, please give us a call at (501) 450-6107 or email permits@conwayarkansas.gov.

Effective September 1, 2022: The City will begin enforcing the 2018 Arkansas Plumbing and Fuel Gas Codes
Effective January 1, 2023: The City will begin enforcing the 2023 National Electric Code

As of June 1, 2021 the Building Permits & Inspections and Planning & Development Departments transitioned to a new software portal (EnerGov) for permitting. To submit an application* online please use the following link.

APPLY ONLINE

Please contact Permits Staff at permits@conwayarkansas.gov or (501) 450-6107 with any questions.

*Trade permit applications may take 1-2 business days to process. Residential permit review may take up to 3-5 business days. Commercial permit review may take 2-3 weeks. Review timelines are based on submission of sufficient plans and documents. Applications submitted electronically via the EnerGov Civic Access Portal will be given priority in processing.