Building Permits

Types of Constructions That Require a Building Permit

You will need a building permit to make improvements to your property including, but not limited to the following:

  • Construction of a new house
  • Construction of a building addition
  • Construction of a deck
  • Construction of a garage
  • Installation of a swimming pool, built in or above-ground
  • Construction or installation of any outbuilding
  • Any improvement that requires the installation or movement of mechanical, electrical, heating or plumbing equipment or components
  • Installation of a new roof
  • Installation of aluminum or vinyl siding

The following improvements would not require a building permit:

  • Painting or wallpapering
  • Construction of a patio if at ground level
  • Installation of a fence