Residential Construction - New, Additions, Alterations

Early Start Permit
The following items are needed to obtain an Early Start Permit:
  •  Permit Application Form (PDF) completed
  • Site Plan showing the following:
    • Lot dimensions
    • House placement
    • Easements
    • Building setbacks from lot lines and easements
    • Driveway width and length
    • Elevation of garage slab in relation to top of curb (driveway slope)
    • Drainage arrows
    • Erosion Control methods and placement
    • Location and material of construction driveway
Full Permit
The following items are needed to obtain a Full Permit
  • Early Start Permit Items
  • Building Plan showing the following:
    • Foundation
    • Floor plan of all levels including decks / porches / patios
    • All rooms labeled
    • All windows and doors labeled with manufacturer's name, or natural light and ventilation areas labeled in square feet
    • Braced wall line locations, including wall bracing methods and calculations
    • Location of any tall walls exceeding 16 feet in height
  • Elevation Plan showing the following:
    • Elevation drawings of all sides of the structure including any exposure
    • Height of structure above grade
    • Cross-section showing foundation, wall, floor and roof components
    • Tall wall construction details
    • Details of any deck / porch guards and hand railings
    • Stairway rise / run information
  • Heat loss calculations (energy worksheet)
Remodeling
Items needed to obtain permits are:
  •  Permit Application Form (PDF) completed
  • Building Plan showing the following:
    • Floor plan of all levels being worked on. If the project is a remodel of an existing finished space, a "before" and "after" drawing are each required
    • All rooms labeled
    • If sleeping spaces are involved, all windows and doors shall be labeled with the manufacturer's name, or natural light and ventilation areas in square feet
    • Any supporting structural calculations if structural elements are involved.