What is a Permit Required for?
A PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR:
This list is not intended to be a comprehensive list of required permits. Please contact the City if you are questioning if a permit is required.
- All new fencing and all work on existing fences.
- Exception: Pickets may be replaced without obtaining a permit if the new pickets are of the same material, size, and height as those being replaced.
- A retaining wall that is over 4 feet in height, including the footings.
- All accessory structures greater than 120 square feet.
- Detached accessory buildings 120 square feet or less must follow setback requirements but do not require a permit.
- A foundation repair before the repair begins.
- Concrete patios do not require a permit if not attached to the foundation of the house. If you plan to cover or enclose the area, a permit for the concrete is recommended, so the City will have a record of the structural strength of the patio.
- Repairing a broken sidewalk; replacing or adding a new driveway or drive approach.
- Batting cages and tennis courts.
- Patio covers, shade arbors, gazebos, and decks.
- The replacement of windows or doors.
- The replacement of roof coverings.
- Storm Shelters / Safe Rooms – Flood Plain Approvals can be granted through the City Administrator who acts as the City Flood Plain Administrator
The replacement of an air conditioner or furnace.
Updating a service or adding a circuit.
- Adding, replacing, or repairing a gas line.
- Installing gas logs inside your fireplace.
- Replacing a gas or electric water heater.
- Adding a water softener to your home.
- Installing a sprinkler system.
- Outdoor fireplace, fire pit, or grill area.