How Do I?

How Do I?

Build on My Property

How do I obtain a fence permit:

Download Fence Permit Application PDF, complete and return to City Hall with payment or request permit copy from City Hall.

How do I obtain a building permit:

Download Building Permit Application PDF, complete and return to City Hall with payment request permit copy from City Hall.

When are permits needed:

155.13    PERMIT REQUIRED FOR BUILDING FENCE.  No fence over thirty (30) inches in height and more than twenty (20) feet long may be constructed until the owner applies for and receives a permit from the Clerk.  The owner must provide a drawing of the lot and provide to the Clerk information regarding the height, location and type of material to be used in the construction of the proposed fence.  No fence over thirty (30) inches in height which restricts visibility shall be built within twenty-five (25) feet of the property lines on a corner lot.  The permit fee shall be determined in the same manner as fees for building permits.

155.04    PERMIT REQUIRED.  No moveable building over ten feet by sixteen feet (10′ x 16′) or permanent building or other permanent structures shall be erected, moved or added to without a permit therefor issued by the Clerk.  No building permit shall be issued except in conformity with the provisions of this chapter.  The following sequence shall be followed in obtaining a building permit:

  1.         Application.  An application for a building permit with the required plot plans and fee shall be submitted to the Clerk.
  2.         The Building Inspector shall inspect the premises to insure proper setback according to this chapter.  In the sole discretion of the Building Inspector, the property owner may be required to make a survey to determine property lines.
  3.         A building permit shall be issued by the Clerk upon approval of the application by the Building Inspector.