Step through the permitting guide to better understand how to apply for residential permits and avoid surprises and costly delays.
Before you apply for your permits, you will need to know basic information on land use and permitting constraints.
You may need several types of permits/approvals for your residential project depending on the
complexity. Review the table below to identify which permits apply to your project.
You will need a land use permit in addition to your building permits if you are constructing multifamily
residential units of three (3) or more dwelling units on one (1) lot.
You will need to apply for a residential building permit if you are constructing a new single-family
residence, doing a remodel/addition or miscellaneous residential project.
All work that requires a building permit must be inspected at specific points for sign off and
Once all required inspections have been completed and approved, you can print a Certificate of