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Click on the following items to learn more about the programs and services available to you.
Find information on the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) Permit/Case Search web pages for permits and cases set up since January 1, 2000.
Building and property information available for the public to review.
Find out more about the review process for your permit.
Information types of work proposed and if a permit is needed.
The appeal process deals with issues related to the various construction codes in effect in the City and provides a review process for proposals using alternate methods and materials of construction.
Alternative technologies that don't meet building code requirements or haven't been tested by a code-approved agency may be submitted to the Alternative Technology Advisory Committee for review and recommendation.
Please note that any building-related activities, such as renovations, repairs, painting, and demolitions, may be subject to regulations governing the handling, removal and/or disposal of asbestos and lead-based paint.
Links to organizations on where to look and to select a contractor for your project.