How to Apply for a Online Building Permit

Complete the request for permit online by selecting the View Permits link on left).  Note that some projects may require reivew or approval by multiple departments prior to receiving a Building Permit.

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 for front yards and corner lots);
  • 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.