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Agricultural Buildings

Interested in adding an agricultural or equine facility to a rural property?

Third-floor lobby closed to in-person services on July 1

The third-floor lobby for Building Services and Development Review/Current Planning will be closed for in-person services on July 1 so staff can update computer systems. Online and phone services and in-person appointments will continue, and staff will be working in the office.

Building, Development Review fees increasing July 1

Most Building Services and Development Review/Current Planning fees will increase 8.5% effective July 1. These sections are entirely fee supported and annual fee increases are needed to continue to meet constituent/customer service and financial objectives.

How to apply:

  • Email [email protected] to verify:
    • Property is in a land use district that allows agricultural buildings
    • Setback requirements
    • Presence of environmental overlays on the property
  • Email the Agricultural Placement Permit Packet, required plans and Health and Human Services septic approval by clicking the "save and email" button in the upper right-hand corner of page 1 in the packet.
    • Attachments can be uploaded using the "Upload Required Documents Here" button on page 3 of the packet.
  • If the building will have electricity/plumbing/mechanical equipment, a separate permit is required for each.

Once your permit is approved by planning staff, you will receive an email with the fees and instructions on paying online.