Building Permits

A building permit is required before you undertake most types of construction. On this page you will find application forms and information, as well as additional information you may need to submit prior to obtaining a building permit, or starting construction.

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On this page:

1. Residential Forms
2. Commercial Forms
3. Most used forms and information
4. Other forms and information commonly needed for building permit submittal
5. Permit fees
6. Tree protection forms and tree information
7. Public Works Department specifications (e.g. sidewalk, curb, and gutter replacement)
8. Flood zone information
9. Utility Forms and Handouts
10. Green Building Applications

Last Updated: Feb 15, 2017
1. Residential Forms
Revision Date: 7/24/2014
Post-Permit Plan Changes
Revision Date: 9/16/2016
Electric Heat Pump Water Heater Submittal Requirements
Revision Date: 7/24/2017
Revision Date: 10/26/2016
Revision Date: 5/2/2017
Revision Date: 4/25/2016
Revision Date: 1/1/2017
Residential Simple Electric Load Calculator
Revision Date: 3/24/2017
Single Family Residential Utility Service Application for Electric, Water, Gas, & Wastewater Facilities Installation
Revision Date: 6/9/2011
2. Commercial Forms
Revision Date: 4/25/2016
Revision Date: 5/23/2017
Commercial / Multi-Family Utility Service Application for Electric, Water, Gas, & Wastewater Facilities Installation
Revision Date: 6/9/2011
Revision Date: 8/2/2017
Commercial car charger submittal requirements
Revision Date: 11/5/2013
Revision Date: 5/23/2017
3. Most Used
Below are the most commonly used forms and information when applying for a building permit.
Revision Date: 1/5/2017
Utility Guide to Water-Gas-Wastewater Utility Service Application
Revision Date: 8/25/2010
Commercial/Multi-family Electric Service Application & Requirements
Revision Date: 7/27/2012
Application for Utility Disconnection prior to Demolition
Revision Date: 3/24/2008
Temporary Electric Service Application, Requirements, & Installation Details
Revision Date: 8/25/2010
Declaration concerning Tenancy of Buildings prior to Issuance of a Demolition Permit
Revision Date: 8/25/2010
Utility Guide to Electric Service Application Procedure
Revision Date: 8/25/2010
Water Cross Connection Control Questionnaire
Revision Date: 8/25/2010
4. Other Forms
Other forms you may need when applying for a building permit:
Revision Date: 9/16/2015
Revision Date: 6/29/2017
Revision Date: 8/14/2015
Revision Date: 7/23/2007
Revision Date: 1/1/2011
This worksheet will help you to determine how many plan sets you must provide when applying for a permit.
Revision Date: 7/1/2016
Revision Date: 5/15/2017
Temporary Electric Service Application, Requirements, & Installation Details
Revision Date: 8/30/2010
Revision Date: 6/12/2017
Revision Date: 6/12/2017
Determine if Urban Forestry needs to review your permit plans
Revision Date: 5/5/2015
5. Fees
Revision Date: 8/20/2015
Revision Date: 2/2/2009
6. Public Works Specifications
Revision Date: 7/21/2007
Revision Date: 7/21/2007
Revision Date: 7/21/2007
Revision Date: 7/21/2007
7. Flood Zone
Revision Date: 7/21/2007
Revision Date: 6/16/2007
8. Tree Protection
Forms and information related to trees on the property:
Revision Date: 7/19/2006
Revision Date: 6/8/2006
Revision Date: 6/8/2006
Revision Date: 7/19/2006
Revision Date: 6/8/2006
Revision Date: 7/21/2007
Revision Date: 7/21/2007
Revision Date: 7/21/2007
Revision Date: 7/21/2007
9. Utility Forms and Handouts
Utility Guide to Electric Service Application Procedure
Revision Date: 8/25/2010
A Guide to Utility Disconnection prior to Demolition
Revision Date: 8/25/2010
A Guide to Water-Gas-Wastewater Utility Service Application
Revision Date: 8/25/2010
Packet for Commercial / Multi-family Utility Service Application (Electric, Water, Gas, & Wastewater) - Application, Requirements & Installation Notes
Revision Date: 6/9/2011
Electric Temporary Service Packet - Application, Requirements, & Installation Details
Revision Date: 6/9/2009
Information on Installing Chargers for your Electric Vehicle
Revision Date: 6/9/2011
Revision Date: 1/1/2011
Packet for Single Family Residential Application (Electric, Water, Gas, & Wastewater) - Application, Requirements & Installation Notes
Revision Date: 6/9/2011
Water Cross Connection Control Questionnaire
Revision Date: 8/25/2010