Work Requiring a Permit

The following work requires a permit:

  • Building a house
  • Adding a garage
  • Putting on a deck or portico
  • Remodeling a bathroom
  • Finishing part of a basement or attic
  • Installing new roofing or new siding comprising more than 25% of the total roofing or siding area in a calendar year
  • Installing a generator
  • Any natural gas or propane work
  • Installing an oil tank
  • Renovating a kitchen
  • Installing a pool or spa (in-ground or above ground)
  • Erecting a shed
  • Erecting a large tent
  • Demolishing a structure
  • Enclosing a porch
  • Installing a gas or wood burning stove or fireplace
  • Changing the size/location of windows, window replacements or adding a bay window
  • Doing interior alterations
  • Installing lawn sprinkler systems

A Building Permit must be activated within 6 months or the permit shall become null and void. The applicant may request, in writing, a ninety (90) day extension of the permit.