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Building Permits

Building Permits

The Division of Housing & Building issues permits covering any alterations, repairs or new construction, contractor registration and licensing and housing licenses, as well as permits for peddler and/or solicitor’s licenses. The Division inspects all structures in the City either by mandatory inspection or upon request.

Click here for to view LCO Chapter 1309 Permit Fees.

New for 2021:

  • Beginning January 1, 2021 any new principal structure or addition to a principal structure requires a legal property (boundary) survey.
  • Beginning March 1, 2021 any new garage will require a legal property (boundary) survey.

Click here to go to Citizen Serve for your building department needs.

For more information about submitting your application, please call 216-529-6270.