Commercial Construction

A pre-development meeting is required before a permit can be issued on any New Commercial Project.

Permits for new commercial construction require building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing permits.  The building permit must be obtained before trade permit can be issued. Other requirements may need to be met before a building permit can be issued depending upon the property location, zoning, or based on design guidelines for the area.

Permits are NOT required...for "cosmetic" remodels (floor or wall covering, cabinets, counter tops, shelving...) or plumbing fixture. 

What Permits are required for Commercial New Construction?

Permits for new commercial construction require sealed, engineering plans.  Building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing permits are all required.  The building permit must be obtained before trade permit can be issued.

Other requirements may need to be met before a building permit can be issued depending upon the property location, zoning, or based on design guidelines for the area

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To schedule an inspection you will need the Permit Number, Job Address, and Type of Inspection Required. Inspections received before 8:30 am each day will be scheduled for inspection that morning. Requests received at or after 8:30 am will be scheduled for the afternoon between 1:30 p.m . and 4:00 p.m.



What is Required for Commercial Remodeling?
This depends on what is remodeled and is typically a matter of bringing a structure into compliance with current standards. Foundation, floors, walls, ceiling and roofs require a Building permit. Electrical requires an Electrical permit. If the remodel has plumbing, it requires a plumbing permit. If it has mechanical (Air conditioning or heating) it requires a mechanical permit. Other requirements may need to be met before a building permit can be issued depending upon the property location, zoning, or based on design guidelines for the area. If a wall is opened up (framing exposed) a permit is required.  

What Permits are Required for Commercial Additions?
Typically permits for commercial add-ons are treated much like new commercial structures are handled. Foundation, floors, walls, ceiling and roofs require a Building permit. Electrical requires an Electrical permit. If the new addition has plumbing, it requires a plumbing permit. If it has mechanical (Air conditioning or heating) it requires a mechanical permit. Other requirements may need to be met before a building permit can be issued depending upon the property location, zoning, or based on design guidelines for the area. 

What Permits are required for Commercial New Construction?
Permits for new commercial construction require sealed, engineered plans.  Building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing permits are all required.  The building permit must be obtained before trade permit can be issued.

Other requirements may need to be met before a building permit can be issued depending upon the property location, zoning, or based on design guidelines for the area.