Decks and Porches

All new decks and porches require a building permit. Additions and replacement of steps and railings require a building permit as well. Replace the floor boards of a deck does not require a building permit.

You will need to submit the following items to begin to begin the application process: 
  • Site plan of the lot showing the proposed structure and all distances to lot lines
  • Deck detail to include post size and spacing, beam size, spacing and spans, joist size, spacing and spans, and footing size, and depth for corners and intermediates