When do I need a permit?

Permits are typically required for the following, but remember to check with this office before beginning your specific project:

  • Additions
  • Burglar/Fire Alarm Systems
  • Decks
  • Demolition
  • Electrical systems
  • Fences over 6 feet high
  • Finish basement or attic
  • Fireplace/Wood stoves
  • Heating, venting and air conditioning (HVAC) System
  • New construction
  • Parking Areas
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Prefabricated structures
  • Retaining walls over 48 inches that retain a surcharge
  • Sheds over 200 square feet for 1 and 2 family residence/120 square feet (for other than)
  • Signs
  • Swimming pools that contain more than 24 inches of water
  • Temporary structures
  • Tents - call for verification
  • Windows - Doors, Roofing and Siding

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1. Why do I need a permit?
2. When do I need a permit?
3. What is the permit process?
4. What should I do to prepare for a permit?
5. What other information should I know?