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Building Permits and Inspections

If you're planning on making any changes or renovations to your space, you'll probably need to get a building permit. Building permits are required for building, structural, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing projects, and help to ensure that your space is safe for your team and your customers. Learn more about each step, from application to review to inspection.

If you're planning to do any construction, alteration, or repair work, you'll probably need to get a building permit. Building permits are issued by Municipal Building/Construction Departments and help to ensure that any work done in your municipality conforms with building code and zoning requirements that protect the safety of you, your team, and your customers.

Building permits are generally required for any building, structural, electric, HVAC, and plumbing projects. They can include projects such as:

  • New buildings or structures
  • Additions to a building
  • Structural alterations to a building or structure
  • Interior modifications and changes to a floor plan
  • Changes of building use and/or occupancy
  • Parking layout changes
  • Use-of-land projects, such as recycling deposit center, open air storage, outdoor temporary events
  • Signs and sign structures
  • Fences, retaining walls and shoring plans

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