Porches

Application Requirements:
A permit is required for installation of all porches. A plan review is required for all porch permits.

Needed to apply for permit:
  • A completed building permit application
  • Recent legible copy of legal plat of survey, showing existing building and setbacks to lot lines; the location of the planned porch must be noted on the plat of survey, in order to check setback requirements
  • Drawing showing:
    • Porch size
    • Location and diameter of posts / piers
    • Size and type of joists, decking, and beams
    • Stair details
    • Materials to be used
  • Contractor's information, if one is to be used
2+ Inspections Required:
A pre-pour inspection of the base and forms is required. Rough inspections may be required. A final inspection is required once the work has been completed.. Requests need to be made at least 24 hours in advance. View and complete a concrete inspection request form. Inspection requests are not taken over the phone.