Community Risk Reduction Division


The Community Risk Reduction Division (formerly known as the Building Inspections Department) is responsible for the enforcement and compliance of building and life safety codes and to ensure that structures are safe in order to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public. This department reviews all residential and commercial plans prior to the issuance of permits and all applicable sub-permits for the construction of: 
  • New commercial buildings            
  • New residential homes
  • Commercial additions & remodels
  • Residential additions & remodels
  • Demolition
  • Structural raising and/or moving 
  • Tents



The following license information, by trade, is required in order to obtain a permit in the City of Rogers:
  • State Contractors License
  • Master Plumbing License
  • Master Electrical License
  • Mechanical License
  • General Liability Insurance
  • City Business License


The Division conducts Certificate of Occupancy inspections for new businesses. The Division should be contacted prior to opening to schedule a date and time for the inspection. Any new business, change of location or change of ownership would require an occupancy inspection in order to obtain your business license.