• Information: Decks not exceeding 120 square feet in area that are not more than 30 inches above grade at any point and are not attached to a dwelling, and do not serve as an exit door do not require a permit, according to section R311.4.
  • Submittal RequirementsResidential Application (PDF), site plan, foundation/footing plan, elevation plan, framing plan.
    Note: If electrical or plumbing work is needed, a note must be added to the description of work listed in application.
  • Plan Submittal: Plans may be submitted electronically online through eTRAKiT or delivered in person to the Development Services Center at 401 N Elm Street with a set of paper plans.
  • Inspections Required: Pier or Foundation, and Final.
  • Fees: $100 minimum, based on square feet. Additional fees (PDF) will apply if installing electric, plumbing or HVAC.