Building & Inspection Department

New house being constructed in Seward
Municipal Building, 142 N 7th St.

email   Edward Gonzalez – Building/Zoning & Code Enforcement Director

email   John Hughes – Part Time City Inspector

phone   Phone: 402-643-4000 (ext. 3)

fax   Fax: 402-643-2087

clock   Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm


International Code Council MemberThe City of Seward is a Member of the International Code Council

City of Seward Nebraska logoCity of Seward Municipal Code

Unified Land Development Ordinance

Permit Fees

Seward GIS Map



The Building and Inspection Department provides the City of Seward with code inspections for all new building construction both residential and commercial that have applied for a permit. They utilize a set of codes that are Nationally recognized for their safety and welfare to our citizens. They also issue a variety of permits to include plumbing, electrical, construction work, etc.

Permits and More

2019 Contractor Registration Forms


Permit Forms


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