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Overview

Building Permits Online offers building permit information 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Use this service to apply for permits, schedule inspections, retrieve inspection results and to pay application, permit and re-inspection fees. 

Permit types available for residential projects include:

  • Water heater replacements (including tankless, gas and electric)
  • Heating & air (HVAC) replacements (including geothermal heat pumps)
  • Electrical service changes
  • Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment
  • Installation of electrical fixtures and circuits
  • Water and sewer line replacements
  • Gas line installations (for gas logs, grills and appliances**)
  • Generator installations

**appliances may require additional electrical permits

Building Permits Online Instructions 

Building Permits Online

Questions? See Building Permits Online FAQs

NOTE: "Residential" includes all single-family detached homes, townhomes and duplexes. Apartments and condominium units may be eligible if the area of work and the entire system are self-contained within the unit. We cannot accept paper applications for eligible projects.

IMPORTANT:  BP Online Services are compatible with Internet Explorer and Firefox Web browsers and might not function properly with other browsers, including Safari.