A building permit is generally required for all projects except:
- One-story detached accessory structures used as tool and storage sheds, playhouses and similar uses, provided the floor area is not greater than 120 square feet.
- Painting, papering, tiling, carpeting, cabinets, counter tops and similar finish work
- Swings and other playground equipment accessory to detached one– and two– family dwellings.
Our detailed Building Permit Guide should answer most questions and will guide you through the application process. Please call the Community Development Department at 816-274-6006 for additional information.