Patio Covers

  • Information: Patio covers are one-story structures and are permitted to be detached from or attached to dwellings. Patio covers shall be used only for outdoor living purposes and not as carports, garages, storage rooms or habitable rooms. Permits are required.
  • Submittal Requirements: Residential Application (PDF), Site Plan, Foundation Plan, Elevation Plan, Electrical Plans (if applicable), Framing and Roof Framing plans.
  • 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 will apply if installing electric or plumbing. See our Fee Schedule (PDF) for more information.