Building Permits and Inspections

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Building permits are required for the following improvements to structures:

  • Additions
  • Alterations 
  • Construction 
  • Demolition
  • Removal 
  • Repair

The city also requires building permits for maintenance items such as roofing, siding and/or window replacements. A permit ensures proper services are provided to safeguard life, health, property and public welfare. If work is done improperly, such work can become unsafe for homeowners and their families, as well as devalue their home. For inquiries related to Building Code or permits,  please contact the Building Division.