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Residential Buildings

Find the applications, forms, checklists and more to get your residential project started.

How to submit residential permit applications:

  1. Select the correct application, based on the permit needed and download the form.
  2. Once downloaded, complete, digitally sign and submit the application:
  3. Recommended: Check with staff to determine if a grading permit is needed.
  4. Staff will set up your permit.
  5. When complete, you will receive an email confirmation with instructions on payments and how to upload plans.
  6. Upload plans to Electronic Plan Review/ProjectDox, an online electronic plan review system.

Applications must be physically or digitally signed.

Design Criteria

Permit Applications

Mechanical Permit (PDF 315.69 KB)
Plumbing Permit (PDF 348.85 KB)
Grading Permit (PDF 394.5 KB)

Forms, Guidelines & Checklists (May be required)

Revision Submittal Form (PDF 181.04 KB)

Prescriptive Deck Guide

Residential Building Permit Process

  1. Permit Initiation 
    • Select the correct application, based on the permit needed.
    • Complete the application and submit:
    • Recommended: Check with staff to determine if a grading permit is needed.
    • Staff will set up your permit.
    • When complete, you will receive an email confirmation with instructions on payments and how to upload plans.
    • Upload plans to Electronic Plan Review/ProjectDox, an online electronic plan review system.
  2. Completeness check (by staff)
    • Notice of incomplete submittal will be provided to applicant (if needed)
  3. Technical and Plan Review
    • Site plan review and grading review
    • Fire/life safety review

      Engineering review, if needed

      All technical and plan review comments must be addressed prior to moving to Step 4.

  4. File Check
    • Final review of all elements
  5. Permit issued
  6. Inspections
    • Inspections must be scheduled throughout the process
      • Details included in the permit package
  7. Final inspection, permit finalized