When Building Permits are Required

When do I need a Building Permit?
A permit is required for any construction that physically changes or adds structure to your property or for work regulated by county codes or ordinances. Permits are required for the following:
  • New buildings
  • Detached accessory buildings that exceed 200 square feet
  • All non-residential construction
  • Additions and alterations - fireplace, pools, decks, egress windows, remodeling with structural changes
  • Moving or demolishing a structure
  • Temporary structures
  • Installation of heating equipment, such as wood stoves
  • Signs
  • Change in use of a structure
  • Repair from fire and natural damages
  • Install or alter any electrical, gas, mechanical and/or plumbing system
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