Building Permits, Inspections & Forms

The Building Permits and Inspections Department will strive to assist you with your construction project in an efficient and accountable manner. They are responsible for permitting all construction and conducting inspections of all construction-related permits as well as issuance of Certificates of Occupancy, Fire Prevention, and Special Events.

The Building Permits and Inspections Department is responsible for:

  • Conducting building construction inspections
  • Issuing building permits
  • Issuing certificate of occupancy permits
  • Reviewing building plans
  • Working directly with the Planning and Zoning Commission

To obtain a permit for both residential and commercial uses, simply download the forms below  or if you don't see what you need, give us a call and we will be happy to provide you with the necessary forms.


Below are some partial sections of the Land Use Code, if you would like the full version click here. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the process for getting a building permit?

Take a moment to read all required information provided. Then print and fill out the building permit application form and return to city hall.  Should you have any additional questions, please feel free to give us a call or send us an email.  We will be happy to help you.

How long does an application take to process?

There are many factors to consider when trying to decide how long an application will take to process. Depending on the project size, number of inspections and how quickly the council can review your application will all be something to take into consideration. For questions, contact the City Clerk. 

How do I know if I will need a building permit?

If you are questioning if you will need a permit it is ALWAYS better to call the City Building and ask.