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Public Works Permitting Divisions Reopen to Public on June 1 - Click for more details


General Hours of Operation: 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 a.m., Monday - Friday


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  • Building Permit

    • How long does the permit process take?

    • Why do I need a building permit?

    • What is the process for obtaining a Building Permit?

    • How do I check on the status of my building permit application?

    • Where can I find more information regarding Short Term Vacation Rentals?

    • How can I tell if I'm on county sewer?

    • How do I transfer a permit?

    • How do I obtain a variance for the solar water heater requirement?

    • I want to put up signs for my business, what are the regulations/requirements?

    • I'm planning on selling my home, how do I close out open building permits?

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