The Building Division of the Community Development Department assists with the following services:
The Building Division makes every attempt to process building permits as expeditiously as possible. A representative from the Building Division will contact the applicant upon permit approval. Your patience and understanding will be appreciated.
Permits are required for any construction project in the City, including, but not limited to:
Other projects that require permits include water/sewer connections and projects that encroach into public right-of-way. Permits are required whether you do the work yourself or hire a contractor.
Instructions & Requirements for Application for Construction or Use
The following information must be completed in order to process a permit application: Date of Application, Owners/Applicant Name, Site address, Indication of Floodplain on Property and, if available, the Parcel number and name of Subdivision. A General Application for Construction or Use is required for the following permit requests:
Commercial Construction - please specify new construction, addition, remodel or build-out
Residential Construction - please specify new construction, addition or remodel - see applicable Building Permit Handout under Living Building section
Signs - see Sign Regulations
Accessory Structures - fence, shed, roof, re-roof, patio, deck, pool, gazebo, attached garage, or driveways - see applicable Building Permit Handout under Living Building section
If a homeowner/applicant will be doing the permitted work, the information should be provided under Owner name and address at the top of the form. If a contractor is hired to perform the permitted work, all General Contractor information must be completed. If a contractor is hired for Plumbing or Roofing, contractor information including Name, license number, address and phone number are required. For any project requiring electrical work to be done, the Electrician information must be completed.
All Electricians are required to be registered with the City, which includes:
Owner/Applicant must also provide the approximate Value of Construction, signature, phone number and fax number if applicable. All Building Permits require three copies for residential/four copies for commercial, of plans or copies of plat of survey showing plan for construction.