Codes

Building Codes

Bentonville enforces the most recently adopted Arkansas Fire Prevention Code which includes the International Building Code (IBC) and state and local amendments. Building codes are administered by the Building Inspection Department. More information...

Electric Specifications

Bentonville Electric Utility Department (BEUD) provides construction specifications that govern the handling and installation of conduit and appurtenances for subdivisions and large scale developments. They stipulate the general requirements for the preparation of repots, plans, specifications, methods of construction, inspection, testing, and final approval of any proposed electric distribution that is within the jurisdiction of BEUD. These specifications are administered by BEUD. More information...

Property Maintenance Code

Property maintenance codes are designed to uphold generally accepted building code principles and ensure a safe and aesthetically pleasing community. In particular, it regulates the general maintenance of exterior property areas and structures. More information...

Sign Code

Bentonville regulates temporary and permanent signs to manage community aesthetics, safety, prevent sign clutter and visual pollution. The code sets forth the regulations for placement and size and outlines the procedures for applying for a sign permit. Code Enforcement administers the permits and enforces the code. More information...

Stormwater Management and Drainage Manual

The Engineering Department administers the Stormwater Management and Drainage Manual. This document governs submittal procedures, determination of stormwater runoff, detention, and storm sewer design. More information...

Stormwater Ordinance

The stormwater ordinances regulates stormwater pollution prevention and erosion control. More information...

Street Specifications

The Minimum Standard Specifications for Streets governs the design, construction, and maintenance of streets, alleys, and sidewalks. These specifications are administered by the Engineering Department. More information...

Subdivision Code

Bentonville's Subdivision Code promotes safety, public health and the general welfare of the citizens by setting forth the procedures, requirements, and minimum standards for subdividing and developing land. The procedures and regulations for preliminary and final plats, lots splits, property line adjustments, and large scale developments can be found in the Subdivision Code. More information...

Wastewater Ordinance

The Wasewater Pre-treatment Ordinance establishes requirements and standards for direct and indirect contribution into the wastewater collection and treatment system for the protection of the public health, safety and welfare. The Wastewater Department administers this ordinance. More information...

Water and Sewer Specifications

These specifications stipulate general requirements for the preparation of reports, plans, specifications, methods of construction, inspection, testing, and final approval of any proposed water and/or sanitary sewer lines, appurtenances, or other structures. More information...

Zoning Code

The Bentonville Zoning Code divides the city into zoning districts that regulate the use of land, buildings and structures and establishes standards for lot sizes, building height, setbacks, parking and signs. More information...