Who needs a permit?

Any individual or firm that will engage in the construction or alteration of any residential or commercial structure needs a permit. Permits are typically required for the following:

  • Accessory Buildings
  • Additions
  • Alterations/Renovations
  • Decks
  • Demolition
  • Electrical Systems
  • Manufactured Homes
  • Mechanical Systems (HVAC Systems - heating, cooling, air conditioning)
  • New Buildings
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Prefabricated Structures (storage buildings)
  • Swimming Pools / Hot Tubs

Projects that do not require a permit:

  • One story detached accessory structures (sheds, etc.), if the floor does not exceed 200 square feet
  • A fence less than 6 feet high

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1. Who needs a permit?
2. What type of permit do I need?
3. How do I apply for a permit?
4. Why are permits necessary?
5. Are there other agencies I may need to contact?