Online Portal Provo Online Portal

The Provo Online Portal is here! Create an account and apply for Building Permits and more at Provo.Org/Portal. All applications are to be completed and submitted online, but information that may be helpful are available in the Building Handouts section of this page for your review. For any further instruction, please contact the Building Division at 801-852-6450.


Request Building Permit InspectionClick here to request an inspection for an existing Building Permit. Please have your permit number ready as it is required for the request.


Hardhat and plans Building in ProvoThe purpose of Building Inspection is to ensure public and private structures are built to meet proven community design standards in order to protect lives and preserve investments. If you’re interested in building something within the Provo City limits, please refer to our Building In Provo page. This page details the role of each department as well as the requirements for different types of residential and commercial projects.

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planning Structural Design RequirementsThe tables below list the structural design requirements for Provo, Utah. These specifications are taken from the 2015 International Building Code. For more information about doing construction in Provo, visit our Building In Provo page.

Roof Snow Load
Ground Snow Load
Wind Speed
Seismic Design Category
Winter design temp.
Flood Hazard
30 lbs./sq. ft.
40 lbs./sq. ft. on benches
43 lbs./sq. ft.

115 mph - 3 Second Gust
75 mph - Fastest Mile
Exposure C

D2 8 Degrees
FEMA 1988
 Subject to Damage From
 Weather Frost Line Depth
 Severe  30 inches
 Moderate  Slight

man looking at plans Monthly Permit ReportsEach month the Building Division of Development Services prepares a list of building permits that were issued in the previous month. View these reports by clicking the 'Building Forms & Handouts' link in the column to the right, then clicking the 'Monthly Permit Reports' link. Historic reports can be requested by calling the Building Division at (801) 852-6450.

Map of Building Permits
Click here for a map of current and past building permits in Provo City, which can be searched by type, contractor, and date (this map is updated weekly).

group looking at plans Appeal InformationIf you would like information about appealing a decision made by Development Services or Community and Neighborhood Services Staff or one of our Boards and Commissions, see our Appeal Information page.

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