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Are you a homeowner, contractor, developer or business owner needing permits for your project? Find your project from the list of common types below, and click on the matching link for more info on what permits you'll need, and next steps to get started!
New homes, RVs, ADUs, additions & conversions, remodels, retrofits, & other projects.
New houses, duplexes, apartments, major developments, creek & tree protection, solar & telecom facilities.
Permitting business activities (Zoning Clearances), signs, fences, outdoor dining & retail, and cannabis.
Just getting started? Need help with permits or licenses? Visit our Business Assistance Center!
Solar energy systems, EV charging stations, community gardens, and more!