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Length of Time to Obtain a Building Permit for a House, Townhouse and Their Accessory Structures

The time to obtain a building permit depends on the type and complexity of the permit. Permits for simple jobs may use the "Residential Permit Walk-Thru" service and receive their permits on the same day. To verify that a permit qualifies for a "Walk-Thru" review click on the "Residential Permit Walk-Thru Process" link. New residential building permits may take 4 - 6 weeks or longer, depending on the complexity of the job, to complete the review process. Plans submitted electronically - see eServices link from homepage footer- using ProjectDox will be processed faster.
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Last Updated: 06/11/2019 10:03:25