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Residential Permit Application Requirements
Find out what you need to apply for a specific residential permit by clicking the name of the permit below.
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If any work is done directly by the homeowner instead of a licensed contractor, please provide a signed certificate for owner-generated permits.
Attention: Due to changes to Code and Design Criteria based on 2021 International Building and International Residential codes, our website is currently being updated. The commercial and residential permit instructions and guidelines are being changed to address updates and requirements of current best practices for building regulations. The new Code and Design Criteria when into effect on April 1, 2022.
In the event a remodel, addition or alteration has been done to an existing structure without a required permit, here is a step-by-step guide on how to perform corrective measures. Permits ensure that all building projects for new or existing structures are safe and conform to code.
Follow our required Electronic File Naming Conventions when submitting electronic documents.
Residential Remodel and Renovation
Residential New Construction
Building Permit Forms, Affidavits, and Information
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