Building Services/Code Enforcement
Building Services handles all building permitting and inspections for construction activity and development.  Within Building Services, Code Enforcement enforces various City ordinances for the benefit of all residences and visitors. Planning and Zoning functions are also administered from this diverse department.
 
Carl Conley is the current Building Official.  He is working on a part-time basis after retiring from Texarkana, Arkansas, where he was Public Works Director for 10 and a half years.  Carl also worked in Shreveport, Louisiana for 25 years in Planning, Community Development, Engineering, and lastly at the Building Official.
 
Mr. Conley's responsibilities include:
  • Issuing Building Permits
  • Building Inspections
  • Working with citizens to rezone property
  • Working with the Planning and Zoning Commission on their cases
 
Dorsey Askew is the Code Enforcement Officer.  He came to work for the City of Hope on August 22, 2016.  Mr. Askew holds a Master Electrician's License and is a chicken farmer.
 
Mr. Askew's responsibilities include:
  • Enforcement of Hope's Codes
  • Plumbing, electric, HVAC, and gas inspections and assisting with Building Inspections
  • Enforcement of the Hope Property Maintenance Ordinance
 
 
 
CURRENT CODES ADOPTED BY THE CITY OF HOPE
 
2012 Arkansas Fire Prevention Code
Volume 1 - Fire
Volume 2 - Building
Volume 3 - Residential
 
2006 Arkansas Plumbing Code
 
2006 Arkansas Fuel Gas Code
 
2010 Arkansas Mechanical Code
 
2014 Arkansas Energy Code for New Building Construction
 
2014 National Electric Code
 
 
 
 
 
APPLICATIONS / INFORMATION SHEETS
All application and information documents are located in the Document Center under Building Services/Code Enforcement.
 
 
 
      Contact Info:
      Carl Conley, Building Official

      Dorsey Askew, Code Enforcement Officer

      Dilesha Bradley, Secretary

      Phone: 870-722-2505
       
      Fax: 870-722-2511
       
      Office: 1603 W. 3rd St.
       
      Mail: PO Box 667, Hope, AR 71802-0667
       
      Applications and Planning Commission schedule are in the Document Center under Building Services/Code Enforcement
       
       
       
       
       
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