When do I need a building permit?

You will need to obtain a building permit when constructing any of the following: 

  • Adding on a porch roof
  • Additions
  • Air conditioning unit
  • Deck or patio
  • Garage
  • New house
  • Retaining wall over 4 feet in height
  • Swimming pool

These are just some examples to give you a general guideline. You can contact our office if you have any questions.

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1. When do I need a building permit?
2. When is a building permit not required?
3. When do I need a zoning permit?
4. If I decide to sell my home or rent it, do I need a Certificate of Occupancy?
5. Where do I report an Ordinance complaint such as high grass, unsightly property, abandoned vehicles, etc.?