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Building Permit Application Requirements

The following information is required in order to fill out the Building Permit Application

  • Survey of property- not required for interior renovations. 
  • Detailed framing plan.
  • Footing foundation plan.
  • Elevation, floor and insulation plan. 
  • Typical cross-section view.
  • Residential Energy Code Calculation Report (RESCHECK) for all additions and new home construction (See www.energycodes.gov).
  • Call Before You Dig# for all additions and pools.
  • Contractor's name, address, phone number and consumer protection registration number (license number).
  • Owner's signature on permit application, or letter of authorization allowing contractor to pull permit.
  • Plans drawn to scale, 1/8" per ft. minimum, on paper at least 18" x 24". Three (3) copies of plans to be submitted to the Building Department.
  • Certificate of insurance for workers compensation with property owner listed as certificate holder.  
  • All mechanical permits are issued separately with their own fees.

ALL Building Permit Applications must be approved and stamped by the Town Plan & Zoning Department and the Conservation Department before the Building Department can issue the Permit. Also, where applicable, the following departments must also approve and stamp:

  • Fire Marshal - For all commercial permits
  • Engineering Dept - For all new home permits
  • Health Dept - For properties w/septic systems, all pools and all rentals
  • Sewer Dept - For properties connected to the town sewer system
  • Tree Warden - For all trees on public property

ALL PERMITS & COs ARE ISSUED BETWEEN 8:30 & 10:30 AM, MONDAY to FRIDAY.