Starting Tuesday, January 3, 2023
the following changes to Community Development
hours of operation will be effective
1.  The Community Development Lobby will close to customers 
at 4:00 pm.  Any customer in the lobby at that time will still be assisted.
2.  On the third (3rd) Wednesday of each month, the Permit Center and the departments of Building, Zoning, Erosion, and Planning 
will be closed to the public for training.
Customers are always welcome to use the drop boxes in the 
main entrance from 8:00am - 4:30pm for application and 
payment submission




The Building Safety Office of Code Compliance is responsible for ensuring public health, safety, and welfare as they are affected by the design, construction, and use of buildings.

Application Review

If you want to be reviewed under the 2018 please indicate this on your Construction plans for which a permit application is submitted to the local building department on or after the effective date of the 2018 edition of the code shall comply with the provisions of this code, except for permit applications submitted during a one-year period beginning on the effective date of the 2018 edition of the code. 

The applicant for a permit during such one-year period shall be permitted to choose whether to comply with the provisions of this code or the provisions of the edition of the code in effect immediately prior to the 2018 edition. This provision shall also apply to subsequent amendments to this code based on the effective date of such amendments. In addition, when a permit has been properly issued under a previous edition of this code, this code shall not require changes to the approved construction documents, design or construction of such a building or structure, provided the permit has not been suspended or revoked.

Additional Information

The Building Office held a training on what and how to submit for Residential permits on August 16, 2017. You can view the power point presentation (PDF) online.

Important Utilities Regulatory Reminder (PDF)