What do I need to get a building permit?

Any lot under forty acres must be platted before a building permit can be issued.

When applying for a building permit you must

  • Complete the application
  • Provide two full sets of building plans drawn to scale
  • Provide a plot to plan drawn to scale
  • Provide proof of sewer permit number and septic design if applicable
  • Provide a wildfire mitigation plan or survivable space plan if applicable
  • Provide a list of all contractors working on the job site

For more information please contact the Planning and Zoning department.

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1. What projects do I need a building permit for?
2. Is there a penalty for not getting a building permit?
3. What do I need to get a building permit?
4. How long does it take to get a building permit?
5. When does my building permit expire?
6. Can I get an extension for my building project?
7. What codes have been adopted by Lawrence County?
8. What inspections will be done by the building official?
9. How much notice is needed to schedule inspections?
10. Is there a penalty for not requesting the necessary inspections?
11. Did the building permit fees go up because of building inspections?