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Building Permit Application

  1. If Known

  2. Please indicate what type(s) of permit is/are being applied for. Other permits for street cuts, right-of-way permits, water and sewer hookups may be needed and are available from the Public Works Department at 2020 6th Street E. If required, these other permits and approvals must be obtained prior to the issuance of the Building Permit. Building permits are required for all new construction and additions regardless of cost. If in doubt, please check first with the Building Inspection office. Permit fees will double for all work commenced prior to the issuance of the permit.

  3. Residential

    Please obtain a new home construction packet for all required forms and procedures. No water service will be activated and no occupancy is permitted prior to the completion of the project and issuance of an Occupancy Permit.

    Valued at or over $5,000 and all siding and roofing projects requiring more than $1,000 in materials (If the total value of the work is under $5,000 and does not involve any new roofing or siding then you may not need a permit)

    Including decks, porches and attached garages regardless of cost.

    Including additions to an existing detached accessory building (includes all new sheds, garages, gazebos, tree houses etc.)

    All fences, satellite dishes over 36 inches, other.

    New service only.

    Private septic systems also require approval from the County Zoning Administrator.

    Replacement Heating systems do not require a permit if it is being replaced with new unit of same size and design and in the same location.

    May require review by Historical Review Committee and others prior to approval.

  4. Commercial

    Please see the Community Development office for a complete site plan submittal kit. No water service will be activated and no occupancy is permitted prior to the completion of the project and issuance of an Occupancy Permit.

    Submit two complete sets of the State approved plans

    Does not change the design, appearance or use of the existing structure.

    New service only.

    New fixtures, ( 16 or more new fixtures require state approval) sewer extensions, sewer laterals.

    Replacement Heating systems require a submittal to the State and a local permit is required.

    May require review by Historical Review Committee and others prior to approval.

  5. Is there a need to obtain an additional permit to temporarily place a dumpster, barricade or similar obstruction in the City right-of-way?

  6. I hereby certify that this information is true and correct. I understand that the City is not responsible for any work completed under this permit. I agree to contact the Building Inspector at the appropriate times to arrange for required inspections.

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