Single Family Addition Permit

Adding less than 3,000 square feet or a deck to an existing single family residence.

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Examples of work covered by this (BR) permit include:

  • Adding on to an existing house (new or replaced living space)
  • Adding an attached garage or carport
  • Adding detached buildings and structures, like garages, storage and equipment sheds, retaining walls greater than four feet in height
  • Building a deck or deck with spa
  • Repairing, expanding or constructing a dock, boat house, boat lift or bulkhead greater than four feet in height
  • Constructing a swimming pool, bathing or hot tub (24 or more inches in depth and all in-ground)

This permit also includes:

  • Clearing & grading
  • Demolition work, if required
  • Electrical (except temporary power)
  • Mechanical (except fire protection)
  • Plumbing

Note: Additions greater than 3,000 gross square feet of new and/or replaced floor area require a single-family combo permit (BS).

Apply Online

You must apply for this permit online through MyBuildingPermit. We will not accept paper applications or plans.

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Required Documents

The documents listed below are the minimum necessary to proceed with the application process. If you believe that a required submittal document does not apply to your project, please upload the Document Waiver Form in place of the required document. You may also print out a permit document list.

Project Specific Plan Requirements

These items may be required during plan review, as determined by the scope of your project.

Submittal Information and Forms

Permit Fees

Timelines

Inspections