• Single-Family Addition Permit

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

    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
    • Repair or replacement of existing deck structural framing
    • 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 and 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 for this permit online at MyBuildingPermit. When entering your Application Information, choose the following:

    1. Application type: Building
    2. Project type: Single Family Residential
    3. Activity type: Structure Addition
    4. Scope of work: Accessory Building or Deck or Porch or Residence

    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. 

    For assistance with electronic plan submittals, refer to Requirements for Electronic Plans

    Additional Documents

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

    Fees and Timelines