There are several steps in the permitting process for building a new home or expanding your existing home. See categories below to learn more about the permits and approvals required for each type of project. If you don't see what you are looking for, additional home projects are listed in the "Inside the Home" and "Outside the Home" pages.
Download the Residential Permitting Guide (PDF) for detailed information on zoning and building permits for projects on single family homes and duplexes. Additionally, the tip sheets below offer helpful information on zoning terms and definitions to help you prepare a better submittal.
- Zoning Guide #1 (PDF) - Determining a block sensitive primary street setback
- Zoning Guide #2 (PDF) - Zoning base plans and measuring building height and bulk
Depending upon the location and complexity of your project, requirements may vary from the information presented below.
If you have any questions, please contact us.