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Building Permit for Commercial Retaining Wall

A permit is required to install a retaining wall if the height of the wall measured from the bottom of the footing to the top of the wall is 54 inches or more. The application packet must include two (2) copies of a site plan showing where the retaining wall will be located on the property. The purpose of the permit is to determine whether or not the zoning setback requirements for the location and height of the fence / retaining wall have been met.

Online users who have additional questions and would like to be contacted by a departmental staff member may submit a request by clicking on the Create Service Request button below. Please complete all of the fields in the Contact Information section, provide the property address in the Service/Incident Address information section and provide a brief description of the request and height of retaining wall to be constructed in the Brief Description field.

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