The mission of the Building Inspection Division of the American Samoa Government, Department of Public Works is to provide effective and efficient building inspection services for the territory of American Samoa. Structural, electrical, mechanical, and emergency inspections performed by the Building Inspection Division are carried out in accordance with Uniform Building Code (UBC), and applicable federal and local regulations that apply to construction. In addition, it is the responsibility of the division to inspect and issue stop and condemnation notices for structures in violation of building codes and regulations, and certificates of occupancy for structures constructed to approve standards. The Building Inspection Division is also responsible for developing territorial policy and procedures as they relate to construction requirement. The Building Inspection Division functions are designed to ensure buildings in the territory meet compliance standards so as to enhance the overall safety of the public.
Building Branch Division