Project Information

Projects Requiring Permits

Permits are typically required for:

  • Additions
  • Demolitions
  • Electrical
  • Heating / air conditioning
  • Miscellaneous
    • Decks
    • Fences
    • Fireplaces
    • Sheds
    • Swimming pools
    • Etc.

The Permit Process

  1. Visit the Community Development Department at City Hall
  2. Provide the property address and explain your project. If you property is a designated landmark or located in a historic district, you will need a Certificate of Appropriateness / Solicitud para el Certificado de Obra Apropriada for any changes to the exterior of your property
  3. Submit an application with the required documents
  4. A plan review will be conducted when necessary
  5. A building permit will be issued

Building Fees

The type of work, cost of work, and applicable plan review fees will determine the cost of a building permit. View the current Building Fees Schedule.