A building permit is required for all new residential structures. To begin, you will want to review and meet the requirements of the Residential Plan Review Checklist. Please keep in mind that your plans should be drawn to professional standards and to scale. Be sure to follow the Electrical Residential Specifications for the project’s power. Submit your plans and Building Permit online. A plan check fee must be paid at the time you apply for your building permit; all other fees are collected when we issue the building permit. After your information is submitted and accepted, your plans will be reviewed by various departments to determine if they meet code requirements and to determine the permit fees. When the plans have been approved, we will issue your permit and you can begin construction of your new residence. If you have questions about the building permit process, please call (801) 852-6450.