Building Permit Submittal Documents

This CHECKLIST will assist you in preparing plans for submittal with a building permit application. Alterations, additions, and remodeling projects may not require all drawings and submittals listed. Please discuss the spToolkitecifics of your project with the Permit Service Center staff before submitting a building permit application. By submitting complete and legible plans that clearly indicate and describe new work and any existing work, you will help the City issue your permit as quickly as possible. 

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 Building Permit Application