The Building Department is dedicated to providing a smooth process for all who apply for a permit.  To ensure the best customer experience, we offer both in-person and online services.  For a list of work that does not require a permit, click here.

The typical permit process consists of a four-step process; Application, Plan Review, Permit Issuance and Inspections.  New construction and major remodeling require an additional step at the end; Certificate of Occupancy.

Permit Flowchart

Permit Heirarchy v2 4.1.2022

Note:  Any project that involves two or more trades i.e. Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing, will require a Master Building permit which requires a General Contractor.  Once the Master Building permit is issued, sub-permits for the trades may be obtained.

General Checklist for Permit Intake

Checklists by Permit Type - Commercial (Includes Condos/Apartments)

Checklists by Permit Type - Residential

Checklists by Permit Type - Other

General Permit Information

Permit Refunds