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"Do I Need a Permit?" Wizard

Are you new to the development process and considering constructing on a property? Want to know if a permit is required for your project and who to talk to? The "Do I Need A Permit?" wizard is here to help!

This interactive wizard will help you: 

  • Identify if a permit or application is required from the Development Services Department (DSD)
  • Determine the next step in the development process for your project
  • Determine the appropriate DSD staff who can provide further assistance

Click the "Let's Get Started" button to get started. Completing the wizard takes approximately 5 minutes. Results from the wizard are based on user input, which should be confirmed with staff for verification.

Let's Get Started


We value your input! Please share your feedback on this wizard to help us improve your experience. 


How to Save Your Session

If you can't complete the wizard in a single setting, please look at these steps to save your progress and return to it later. 


Step 1   Click "Save and Resume Later"

Scroll to the end of the wizard and click “Save and Resume Later”.

Save and resume later


 Step 2   Click "Save and get a link."


Save and get link


Step 3   Copy the link

Copy the link that is provided and save it in a safe place. You can use this link any time within the next 30 days to resume answering questions on the wizard.

Step 4   Email to yourself (Optional)

As an option, enter your email to send, save, and resume the wizard. 

copy the link and email it to yourself

"Save and Resume Later" is complete.

You can use this link anytime within 30 days to resume answering questions to complete the wizard. Please do not reply to this email. 

save and resume later

To Resume Saved Guide, Click on Saved or Emailed Link.

With the link, the answers you have entered can be retrieved, and you will not have to start the wizard at the beginning.

save and resume link for your form