Permit Documents

Permit & Plan Requirements


A permit is required for most construction and remodeling projects. The following is a partial list of work requiring a permit and the documents that must be submitted with the permit application:

New 1 & 2 Family Residences & Additions


  • Plans and specifications required (city form provided)
  • Plat of Survey Required from licensed surveyor

New Multi-Family, Commercial & Industrial Buildings & Additions


  • Plans and specifications required stamped by licensed architect/engineer
  • Plat of Survey Required stamped by licensed surveyor

Building Rehabilitation & Fire Repairs


  • Plans stamped by licensed architect or engineer may be required for structural repairs or alterations (as determined by building official)
  • Specifications required

Change In Use Group


  • Designer may use building code or existing structures code
  • Plans required by licensed architect or engineer establishing that the site meets code for the new use group (means of egress, life safety, alarm, detection, suppression, electrical, plumbing and mechanical)

Residential Garages & Sheds


  • Construction specifications (city form)
  • Plat of survey stamped by licensed surveyor or affidavit from all adjoining owners (city form)

Fences


  • Fence design specifications (city form)
  • Plat of survey stamped by licensed surveyor or affidavit from all adjoining property owners (city form)

Swimming Pools


  • All in-ground pools
  • All steel and semi-permanent above ground pools
  • Permit not required for inflatable pools 42 inches in depth or less
  • Pool specifications required (city form)

Roofing


  • Tear off and re-roof only (no more than two layers allowed)

Concrete, Asphalt (Streets, Sidewalks, Service Walks, Parking Lots, etc.)


  • Plans stamped by design professionals required for major projects
  • Specification form required for minor projects (city form)