When is a permit required?
Refer to Required Permits for work requiring permits and links to
fee schedules, drawings, ordinances and other details.
How is a permit obtained?
Residential permits for the items on the Required Permits list
are obtained by filing a completed Building Permit Application and
submitting it with three (3) copies of your building plans
(including a survey), a signed Homeowner’s Affidavit and the
appropriate fees. A preliminary plan review fee will be charged at
the time of application.
Commercial permits are obtained by filing a completed Building
Permit with four (4) copies of your building plans and survey. At
the time of application, it will be determined whether your
application requires site plan review before the Plan Commission. If
not, a preliminary plan review fee will be charged at the time of
application. If site plan review is required, the application fee is
required at the time of submittal. All information listed under Site
Plan Review will be required on your submittal.
After plans are submitted.
Plans are reviewed by the Plan Examiner/Building Inspector in the
order they are received. Plans are reviewed under pertinent codes
(see Current Codes). The Plan Examiner/Building Inspector will
contact you concerning any incorrect or missing information. Once
your submittal is complete and your plans have been approved, you
will be contacted. Your permit(s) will be issued upon payment of all
Who may apply for a permit?
Residential work can be performed by the homeowner if the
property is not a rental. If the property is rented, contractors
must obtain permits and perform the work. Commercial projects
require contractors to obtain permits and perform the work, however,
the business or property owner may file for the permit(s).