Building & Development

The Building & Development Department's mission is to provide quality services to the community in a manner that is comprehensive, effective, knowledgeable and business-friendly. We partner with the construction industry and property owners to promote safety in the built environment by ensuring all private development is built to City standards.

The City of Canton's Building & Development Department is dedicated to promoting and preserving building safety through professional and courteous service. The purpose of the department is to educate the public, enforce the minimum building code standards through teamwork and personal pride, and to enhance the relationship between the public and building community.