Do I Need A Permit?

Please use our convenient planning and building guide, or go straight to the appropriate link in our list of common projects table, to discover helpful tools for many common construction projects. In this guide you will:

  • Discover what type of permit you may or may not need.

  • View a list of the application materials you will need to submit for your specific project.

  • See examples and receive helpful tips on drawing the various plans needed for your permit.

  • Learn how zoning districts and setbacks may apply to your project.

Common Projects

Select a link below to move directly to a specific project.

Accessory Apartment
Addition
Air Source Heat Pump
Boilers
Change of Use
Decks / Porches
Demolition
Doors
Driveways
Electrical
Exterior Lighting
Facade
Fences
Food Trucks
Hot Water Heater
Oil / Propane Tank
Plumbing
Temporary Structure / Tent
Windows

Interactive Model

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Residential constructions are one and/or two family dwellings. This includes single family detached homes, attached zero lot lines, and duplexes.

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Commercial construction includes residences that are three or more dwelling units, including townhomes, apartments, and condominiums. Also, any construction that is not residential in nature, such as retail establishments, offices, storage units, etc.