What type of work does not require a Building Permit?
  • Installation of cabinetry, countertops, flooring, paneling, painting or wallpaper
  • Replacement of windows which are the same size of the window being replaced
  • Residential sheds under 120 square feet (please check with the zoning division to make sure you meet setbacks)
  • Decks do not require a permit if they meet all of the following criteria: deck is completely free-standing (not attached to a structure in any way), is 30" or less above the ground, and does not have a roof/arbor over it. 

Show All Answers

1. What building codes are currently adopted?
2. Do I need a Building Permit?
3. What type of work does not require a Building Permit?
4. Can I file a complaint about the property I am renting?
5. Do I have to get a permit to construct or repair a fence?
6. Do I have to hire a contractor?
7. Do my building plans have to be drawn by an architect or engineer?
8. What inspections do I need to schedule?
9. How do I check the results of an Inspection?
10. How do I schedule an inspection?
11. What is the building inspection jurisdiction?
12. Do I need a permit for demolition?
13. Do I need an electrical, mechanical or plumbing permit?
14. Do I need a moving permit?
15. What is the Voluntary Residential Inspection Program (VRIP)?
16. When do permits or applications expire?