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Published on: 11/1/2017 10:19 AM

Residential Construction


When is a Building Permit Required?

    A building permit must be obtained before you construct, enlarge, alter, move, replace, repair, improve, convert, or demolish any building or structure. This includes patio covers and sheds over 120 square feet, decks, fences over 6 ft. high, retaining walls more than 4 ft. in height (measured from the bottom of the footing to the top of the wall), and all retaining walls supporting a surcharge (i.e. road, structure or hillside, etc.).


Minor Remodel, Additions under 500 Square Feet, accessory structures

New Residence, Rebuild, Major Remodel, Additions Over 500 Square Feet, Secondary Dwellings


Building Site Approval Verification Form
If you would like to see if your property is an Approved Building Site, submit the form to our Building Site Approval email address.



Commercial/Institutional Development



Application Fees




Permit Status
What is the Status of My Permit? Email our Permit Center to check up on the status of your permit.