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Building Permits

A permit is needed for:

All new construction (both commercial and private); houses, garages, carports, porch or patio coverings, sheds over 200 square feet, and fences. All remodel construction (both commercial and private); carport enclosurers, decks higher than 6" off the ground, roof pitch changes, electrical and plumbling work, swimming pools over 24" deep and commercial signs.

No permit is needed for:

Painting, wallpapering, carpeting, new roofing with no pitch change or board replacement, siding, replacement windows, and other cosmetic changes.

To obtain a building permit:

Residential - bring 2 sets of building plans and a site plan (just the building plans if the job is a remodel) to the City Offices. You will be given a building permit to fill out. The fees will be determined on the square footage and valuation of the job. The plans will be given to the Building Official for a plan check and the permit issued after his review. Call 801-614-9103 (24 hours in advance) to schedule the required inspections.

Commercial - bring 3 sets of the building plans (stamped by a Utah State Engineer) and a site plan (just the stamped building plans if the job is a remodel) to the City Offices. You will be given a building permit to fill out. The fees will be determined on the square footage and valuation of the job. The plans wll be given to the Building Official and Fire Chief for plan checks. The permit will be issued after their reviews. Call 801-614-9103 (24 hours in advance) to schedule the required inspections.

Depending on the desired use of the building, the builder may have to appear before the Planning Commission and City Council for a conditional use permit.

 

Development Fees/ Building Permits

  • Permit Fee....Based on the fee schedule found in appendix L in the International Residential Code. ($24.00 permits only include one (1) inspection) ($47.00 per hour, 1/2 hour minimum charge, each additional inspecton)
  • Plan Check Fees....All Commercial -65% of the Building Permit Fee
    Residential New Construction- 65% of building permit fee
    Residential Remodel & Accessory Building - 40% of building permit fee
  • State Surcharge....1% of the permit fee
  • Other Permits

  • Excavation Permit....$50.00 permit fee plus a refundable bond as set by Public Works and held for one (1) year (minimum $500)
  • Fence Permit....$10.00 (Fences 6' and under) (Fee waived for replacement due to acts of nature)
  • Sprinkling System,,,,$25.00 plus 1% State Surcharge Fee
  • Water Heater, Furnace, A/C or Electrical Meter Upgrade.....$50.00 plus 1% State Surcharge Fee
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWIPPP)
      Single Lot Review: $50.00
      Multi Lot, Large Commercial Lot, or Subdivision Development Review: $50.00 per acre
      SWPPP Inspections: $40.00
      (Estimated time of project multiplied monthly for duration of project)

     

    Impact Fees

  • North Davis Impact Fee....as set by the North Davis Sewer District
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