Building Department

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Building Permits and Design Criteria:

Building permits are beneficial to you and the community toward protecting the outcome and investment value of your construction project and guarding against a lawsuit or injury. By working with a code official, you will benefit from their knowledge of the building codes to ensure your project is built right and will be safe.

Permits are required for new construction, additions, decks, garages, renovations, conversions, basement finishes, electrical systems, plumbing systems, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems), accessory structures, retaining walls over four feet in height, roofs, etc.