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Build a New House

 

Required Forms

 

Supplemental Forms (may be applicable)

 

Permit Amendment/Project Close-Out Forms

 

Resources

 


Build an Addition or Remodel a House

 

Required Forms

 

Supplemental Forms

 

Permit Amendment/Project Close-Out Forms

 

Resources

 


Build a Detached Structure or Deck

 

Required Forms

 

Supplemental Forms

 

Resources

 


Repair or Install a New Home System

 

 


Apply for a Homestay Permit

 

 


Apply for a Home-Based Business Permit

 

 


Updated 10/21/2020


 

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