When do I need to obtain a building permit?

A Building Permit is required for all new construction, including:

  • Additions
  • Electrical work
  • Fences
  • Garages
  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) and/or mechanical work such as:
    • Boilers
    • Furnaces 
    • Hot water heaters
  • Plumbing work
  • Pools
  • Remodeling
  • Renovations
  • Repairs
  • Roofing (new or re-roofing) 
  • Sheds
  • Siding

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1. When do I need to obtain a building permit?
2. How do I obtain a building permit?
3. How long does it take to get a building permit?
4. What is the fee for a permit?
5. When do I need a demolition permit?
6. When does a permit expire?
7. What information do I need to provide when requesting a sign permit?
8. How do I obtain a Certificate of Rental Occupancy?
9. What is a seasonal Rental Certificate of Occupancy?
10. How do I convert a seasonal rental to year-round rental?
11. What setbacks and additional information/requirements do I need?