When is a permit required?

A permit must be obtained prior to starting any construction, alteration, addition, removal, demolition or restoration of any building or structure or its service equipment. 

We have compiled list of typical projects that require a permit. This list is not all-inclusive so please check with the Building Department to see if your project requires a permit.

  • Air conditioners
  • Decks
  • Exterior doors
  • Driveways
  • Furnace
  • Gazebos
  • Garages
  • Gutters/Downspouts
  • Patios
  • Roofs
  • Room additions
  • Sheds
  • Siding
  • Sidewalks (on private property)
  • Soffit/Fascia
  • Swimming Pools (Permanent Installation)
  • Windows

Fines for doing work without a permit can be up to $750.

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