Documents & FAQs

Do I need a Building Permit?

Sheds and Accessory buildings larger than 12’x10’ or 120 square feet require a building permit.  

New Sprinkler Systems and additions or extensions to existing Systems require a building permit.

New Fences and additions or extensions to existing Fences require a building permit.

Retaining Walls require a building permit.  Any Retaining Wall over 4-foot tall requires engineer stamped plans to be submitted with the building permit.

Decks require a building permit.

Awnings or Covers require a building permit.

Plot Plans or Site Plans and Construction Plans are required to be attached to all building permit requests (see example below).

Building Permit Fees are assessed based on the "Project Cost" entered on the permit application. 

Project costs must include all materials and contractor fees when applicable.  

Permit fees are listed on the Engineering Dept. Rate Sheets below.