The Building Permit is the basic administrative device used to enforce laws that relate to building construction, repair or alteration including the International Building Codes, the National Electrical Code, Life Safety Code, zoning ordinances, sign ordinances, and other local ordinances relating to such activities. The permit system is in place to protect public health, safety and welfare.
The Building Permit provides the means for the inspector to ensure that the building project meets the minimum requirements according to the technical standards of the codes. View Codes and Guidelines.
Kitchen or bathroom cabinet and countertop replacement (if relocating)
Plumbing upgrades, alterations, or replacements
Windows, entry door, or sliding glass door installation or replacement
Shed placement (permit required for residential sheds over 200 sq. ft. or commercial sheds 120 sq. ft.) Location/ set back requirements apply
*Remodels generally require a Building, an Electrical, HVAC and a Plumbing Permit.
The following work does not require permits: Floor tile, carpeting, interior painting, and exterior painting (but paint color must meet architectural design standards).The above list may not show all items which require permits. Please check with the Building Inspections Department before beginning any repair/remodeling.