Commercial, Multi-Family & Institutional Permits

Building Permit Requirements

A building permit is required for any new commercial, multi-family or institutional building, or addition, alteration or demolition. A permit is also required for the installation or replacement of any building wiring or equipment, including but not limited to new electrical devices, branch circuits, electrical panels, water heaters, furnaces air conditioning and more.

In addition to the permit types listed in the Work Requiring a Permit and Application Forms section, there are certain additional building permit-related requirements specific to Commercial, Multi-Family and Institutional buildings and uses.

Additional Building Permit Application Requirements