When is a building permit required?

For detailed information concerning a building permit, contact the Building Department. Generally a permit will be required to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, or convert any building or structure in the City. Download a permit packet for a single-family or two-family residential building (PDF), or download a building permit packet for a multi-family or commercial building (PDF).

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2. When is a building permit required?
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4. What are the setbacks for commercial and industrial districts?
5. What are the setbacks for residential districts?
6. What is the difference between a condo, townhome, and apartment?
7. What are the requirements for putting up a sign at my business?
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