A building permit is required for any project that alters a commercial building with no increase in floor area (out or up), no structural changes and only minor changes to the exterior.
Find out how to research your property and where to locate the information in preparation for your permit application.
Determine what your fees will be.
Determine what the system development charges will be for your project.
The bureau offers four early assistance levels for commercial customers.
The following information must be submitted when applying for a permit for a commercial alteration/tenant improvement. Since every project is unique, there may be some situations where you will be asked to provide additional information.
After you pay intake fees, your project will be "under review". The bureaus/review groups that will check a commercial alteration project are:
The yellow inspection card lists all the inspections you will likely need during your construction project, and what work needs to be done first.
Once your building permit is issued, erosion control measures must be installed, inspected and approved, prior to beginning any further ground disturbing activities.