Permits are required for:


  • Change of Use of Occupancy
  • Construction of a new building
  • Structural alterations or repairs
  • Adding new structures, additions or dwelling units, with or without foundations
  • Sheds, fences, swimming pools, concrete patios, paver patios, parking lots and driveways
  • Demolition, razing of a building (Ordinance #191)
  • Earth disturbance over 1,000 sq. ft. (Ordinance #210)
  • Plumbing fixtures, installed or replaced
  • Moving or relocating a building
  • Temporary structures
  • Well drilling
  • Signage
  • Floodplain


All applications for Building & Zoning permits should include the following information:


  • Plot plan including:
  •      lot dimensions, building setbacks, proposed construction location, existing structures and easements
  • Description of the proposed construction
  • Estimated cost of construction
  • Type of occupancy (present and proposed use)
  • Name, address, and telephone number of owner, contractor, and authorized agent



Building & Zoning

Subdivision and Land Development


The following documents are needed for a complete submission:

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