Please plan ahead!! Many permits can be issued the same day. Other permits (i.e. building, fence, pool, etc.) require review by one of our inspectors before issuance. Due to a limited staff and inspection hours, we encourage submitting all paperwork at least 1 week prior to the date you would like to start a project.
PERMITS ARE REQUIRED FOR:
All alterations/repairs (unless approved by the Department Supervisor)**
All HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning)
Burn Permits (outdoor fire pits, etc.)
Change of occupancy for commercial buildings
Chickens and chicken coops (two seperate permits)
Demolition of primary structures
Dumpsters, trailers or pods in the street - $35 fee/2 weeks - renewable
Filling of Land
Fire Suppression/Fire Alarm Systems
Sidewalk work done in the City sidewalk area - No cost
Walls (any walls that are constructed whether in residential or commercial buildings)
**SCALED PLANS/DRAWINGS ON AN 8 1/2" X 11" SHEET OF PAPER ARE REQUIRED TO ISSUE A PERMIT
NO PERMITS ARE REQUIRED FOR:
*Concrete driveways (call and ask about required setbacks) & check with the Engineering Department for information on driveway approaches.
*Concrete patios (must be at least 3 feet away from property lines)
*Installing kitchen cabinets
*Some codes and restrictions may apply to the items above. Feel free to contact the office anytime for assistance.
*You must locate your property stakes before starting your project. If you can not locate, please contact a land surveyor for assistance.
*Contact Diggers Hotline 800-242-8511 before digging.
*Be sure to check for any deed restrictions / subdivision covenants before starting work.
*Check for any easements that would be on your property. These easements will require a minimum setback from the easement.