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Building FAQs

Building Department Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need a permit?

When do I need a permit?

My project does not require a permit, but are there still rules?

How do I submit a permit application?

What information should I include with a permit application?

What are the City's codes?

Where can I find information about my property such as Zoning, flood hazard, or architectural status?

How do I inquire or submit a question regarding Zoning?

When will my permit be issued?

How much is a building permit?

How do I pay for a permit?

What are the allowable hours of construction?

How do I request an inspection?

Do I need to be present for an inspection?

Does the City have residential property standards?

How do I inquire or submit a complaint about a construction project or property condition?