A permit is required before constructing or installing equipment under most circumstances. Always check with the Building Division prior to any work being done.
Current Exceptions Within the Codes
- One-story detached structures used as tool and storage sheds and similar uses, provided the floor area is not greater than 200 square feet.
- Fences not over 7 feet.
- Retaining walls that are not over 4 feet in height measured from the bottom of footing to top of wall.
- Decks not exceeding 200 square feet in area, that are not more than 30 inches above grade at any point, are not attached to the dwelling, and do not serve the required exit door.