What common types of projects do I need a permit for?

Permits are needed for:

  • Decks
  • Fences
  • Furnace and air conditioning system
  • If you are changing the size of a window or a door larger or smaller
  • Interior demolition and remodeling
  • Patios
  • Pools over 24 inches in height
  • Range hood
  • Roofing
  • Sewer repair
  • Siding
  • Temporary dumpsters
  • Temporary signage for a business
  • Water heaters

Additional types of projects may also require permits. View a complete list of work that does or does not require a permit (PDF).

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