Homeowner's Construction Guides & Reference

Video Guides

Building Steps For A Deck

Stair stringers can be the hardest part of finishing a backyard deck project. Building inspector Neil King walks through the steps on how to measure and cut a stringer in order to meet the City’s building codes. For more information about the requirements for a deck, view our residential decks reference guide.

Building Code Books

Building code handbooks are also available at the Building Services department at City Center, 231 N. Dakota Ave.