Beat the Rush - Start Permit Applications Now for Spring Home Improvement Projects

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Permit applications increase every spring for popular projects such as decks, screened porches and pools.

Many of these projects require homeowners or contractors to submit architectural plans and plats as part of the permit application. Higher volumes of applications increase wait times for permit processing. Obtain your permit now and avoid the rush. Our Land Development Services department has many resources available online to make your permit process go as smoothly as possible.

The most popular spring projects requiring permits are:

If your project isn’t listed, visit When a Permit is Required for more information. Staff are available to help; visit the Meet with Staff page for phone numbers, email or to schedule a virtual appointment.

Submitting House Location Plats

House location plats show the location of structures on an individual property.

Submit a house location plat during the building permit application process for projects disturbing less than 2,500 square feet of land.

Avoid common mistakes by learning how to submit your plat correctly.

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