Building Permit - Commercial


Permit required when erecting new structures and when adding to or modifying existing structures.

Typical turn around time for a commercial building permit is 2 (two) weeks.

Items Required for Permit

  • Permit Application (either form below as applicable)
New Construction Permit Application
This permit is required when erecting new structure on a commercial/industrial/multi-family property. New structures include but are not limited to: primary structures, garages, pole barns, sheds (over 200 sq ft), fences (over 6 feet), retaining walls (4 feet or higher from the footing), loading docks, truck scales, and cell towers .
Addition/Remodel Permit Application
This permit is required when adding onto or modifying any existing commercial/industrial/multi-family structure. Remodels include any alterations or repairs to the existing structure including but not limited to siding (in excess of one square), windows, doors, soffit, facia, drywall, egress windows, basement waterproofing, etc.)

Plan Submittals

Please use this Plan Submittal Guide as a checklist to ensure a timely review. Additional details or submittals may be required by the Building Official.


Persons doing permitted work are expected to know when inspections are required. Necessary inspections may vary greatly based on the scope or work being done. Please keep communications open with the appropriate Inspector.

For a list of required inspections please view the Inspection Division handout:
Remember, if the items needing inspection are covered without inspection, the permit holder will be required to expose these items through any means necessary, at the expense of the applicant.