The city's building division issues permits for the construction, renovation, demolition and certain changes of use of buildings. It also issues permits for the installation, alteration, extension or repair of on-site sewage systems.
Building permits protect the interests of individuals and the community. By reviewing and approving building plans before any work is done, they city can ensure buildings comply with:
Resources provided in this section will help you determine if you need a building permit and, if so, which building permit application requirements are needed for your specific construction project or building demolition. Our building permit process flow chart summarizes the steps involved, including when you need to arrange for a building inspection. You can also visit our frequently asked questions.