Building Permits are required for all of the following:
Constructing any new building or structure.
Additions or alterations to any existing building or structure.
Changing the use and occupancy type of any building or tenant space within an existing building.
Converting an unfinished space [attic/basement] into a habitable space.
Constructing a new swimming pool, spa, or hot tub or renovations to same.
Constructing a tennis or sports court.
Fireplaces or wood-burning stoves.
Erecting a detached sign or attaching an exterior sign to a building.
Adding solar panels to a building or erecting a freestanding array of solar panels.
Retaining walls over 3 feet in height.
Fences more than 7 feet in height.
Demolition of any existing building or structure.
Special events – Certain size tents, carnivals, fairs, etc.;Including using the interior of buildings for a use that it was not designed or intended for [i.e.; crafts shows, fairs, and any other similar use].
Trade Permits – A trade permit is required for all of the following:
HVAC work [heating and cooling]
Installing a generator
Activity that does not require a Building or Trade Permit:
To review activity, of a minor nature, that does not require a permit click here.