A building permit is required for any of these changes on one- or two-family residences, condos or townhouses, or buildings for commercial, industrial, or institutional use:
Building a fence: A permit or plan review is required for all new and replacement fences; find out more on our Fence Plan Review, Permit and Inspections page.
Property owners may apply for a general building permit, accompanied by a Homeowner’s Affidavit found on our Building Information & Applications page.
Typically, when you hire a licensed contractor, the contractor will apply for the permit and submit required plans
For all building permits, the permit holder is responsible for ensuring the work is done to code and the project is properly inspected by the City
Plans submitted along with the building permit application form and affidavit are required for projects that include the following types of work:
Separate permits are required for each discipline below. Homeowners can apply for trades permits in the following scenarios: