Items Requiring Permits

The following list includes items that typically require permits within the Building and Inspection Department. For other permits and applications, see the Engineering and Zoning Departments. Please contact City Staff to check if a permit is required for a specific project or type of work.

Item
Building
Electrical
Plumbing
Additions & Alterations (Interior or Exterior)YesYesNo*
Air Conditioner (New or Replacement)YesYesNo
Decks (Attached or Detached) & GazebosYesNoNo
Dishwashers & Garbage DisposalsNoYesYes
Fire Places and Burning StovesYesNoNo
Furnaces (New or Replacement)YesYesNo
Garages (Attached or Detached)YesYesNo
Swimming Pools & Hot TubsYesYesNo
Kitchen RemodelYesYesYes
New HomeYesYesYes
Plumbing Fixtures (Tubs, WC, Showers, Sinks, Water Softeners, Reverse Osmosis)NoNoYes
Post LightsNoYesNo
Razing of StructureYesNoYes
Rec RoomsYesYesYes
Service UpgradeNoYesNo
Sewer & Water ConversionNoNoYes
Structural AlterationsYesNoNo
Tool ShedsYesNoNo
Under Floor DrainNoNoYes
Water Heaters, Gas or ElectricNoYesYes

*Depending on the type of addition or alteration, a plumbing permit may be needed.