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During this unprecedented time, staff are working hard to convert operations to remote and electronic only. Due to the high volume of emails and phone calls, processing requests may be delayed. Until further notice, requests received after 12pm will be considered as received the next business day. Requests will be processed in the order they're received. 

Effective March 27, 2020, all inspections inside of occupied homes, except for life safety concerns, will not be conducted to comply social distancing requirements. This is effective until further notice. 

 

 

A Residential Permit Application is used for additions, renovations, repairs, new construction, any trade work that involves the installation, extension, repair, or alteration of any plumbing system, heating or cooling equipment system, electrical wiring, appliances or equipment on 1 and 2 family dwellings and townhouses.

A Commercial Permit is intended for proposed work that includes renovations, upfits, repairs, new construction,  multi-family projects, or any trade work that involves the installation, extension, repair, or alteration of any plumbing system, heating or cooling equipment system, electrical wiring, appliances or equipment on buildings other than 1 or 2 family dwellings and townhouses (condos, apartments, retail spaces, etc.).

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