Building & Safety

Welcome to the City of Lincoln's Building and Safety Department. Our mission is to promote the quality of life for Lincoln's residents through fire, housing, and building code enforcement.

As part of the Development Services Center, we work with other city and county agencies –HealthPlanningTransportation and Utilities, and Urban Development – to streamline the construction process as well as to promote a safe community for the residents of Lincoln and of Lancaster County.

Chad Blahak 
Director of Building and Safety and
Manager of the Development Services Center


The Building and Safety public counter is open for appointments only due to COVID-19. Please see appointments below or call 402-441-7882 to request an appointment regarding Residential or Commercial Building permits.