The Building Department issues permits necessary to enforce the building codes, city and state requirements, and provides guidance for your building projects.

A permit is necessary to engage in construction of or changes to any of the following

  • Accessory buildings or structures
  • Commercial and residential buildings
  • Excavation/grading or demolition
  • Monument, building, or temporary signs
  • Fences
  • Special events including an outdoor sales event, seasonal sales event or temporary site uses
  • Plumbing or mechanical work
  • Swimming Pools

This is not meant to be an “all inclusive” list as every project can be different in some aspects.

To download a permit application or to view permit requirements, please click here.

If you have questions regarding the need for a building permit, please contact, City Inspector, 515.279.3662