What is this service?
A building permit is required if you plan to construct, enlarge, alter, move, replace, repair, improve, convert, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure. A building permit is also needed if you plan to build a retaining wall taller than 4 feet from the bottom of the footing.
A grading permit is needed if you plan to move more than 50 cubic yards of dirt. Please read about the differences between a minor grading permit and major grading permit before applying.
Please following the steps below to submit a building permit or grading permit application electronically.
If you need to repair your septic, or apply for solar, please follow the steps found in Septic Repair Permit and Renewable Energy Permits.
Who can use this service?
Property owners, their authorized agents, and state licensed contractors acting on behalf of a property owner can apply for a construction permit.
Re-Submittals for Applications Under Review
All building permit applications submitted with hardcopy plans will be processed and issued in that format. We are not able to switch to electronic submittal after processing begins. If you have questions, please contact your designated plans examiner, land use technician, or their supervisor.
Is there a charge for this service?
Please refer to the Department of Planning & Building Fee Schedule for application fees.
When and where is this service offered?
This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.