How to Apply for a Online Building Permit

Complete the required forms listed below (apply at the Building Department or online by clicking the View Permits link on left)

  • Residential or Business Permit Application
  • Sign-on Sheet
  • AFFIDAVIT Debris Sheet

Many projects require review or approval by multiple departments.  
To determine which approvals are required, review this MATRIX

The following work is exempt from permits:

  • One-story detached accessory buildings used as tool or storage sheds, playhouses and similar uses, provided it does not exceed 120 square feet - and is not located in/near a wetland;
  • Fences six (6) feet in height or less (additional guidelines apply);
  • Retaining walls which retain less than four (4) feet of unbalanced fill;
  • Ordinary repairs;
  • Greenhouses covered exclusively with plastic intended  for agricultural use;
  • Painting, papering, tiling, cabinets, counter tops, and similar finish work;
  • Swings and other playground equipment.