PROJECT TYPE                                                      ZONING COMPLIANCE PERMIT   CONSTRUCTION PERMIT
*Additions Yes Yes
Air Conditioner (Central): Install or Replace  Yes Yes
Asbestos Abatement         No Yes
Basement: Refinishing or Remodeling   Yes Yes
Bathroom Fixtures Direct Replacement   No No
Piping Changes    No Yes
Boiler Replace or Install   No Yes
Burglar Alarm Install                                                                    No Yes
Carpeting     No No
Chimney Repairs       No Yes
* Commercial Signs (Exterior)   Yes Yes
* Deck Add or Replace  Yes Yes
* Demolition     No Yes
Dishwasher Install   No Yes
Door (Exterior) Replace Existing with Same Size and Type  No No
Door (Exterior) Adding, Enlarging or Eliminating  No Yes
Driveway Repair or Repave No No
Duct Work Install New  No Yes
Duct Work Repair or Replace No No
Electrical Any Modifications or Improvements  No Yes
*Fence Add or Replace   Yes Yes If Pool or Spa Fence or Over 6ft Height
Fence Repair 50% Or Less of Existing Fence  No No
Fireplace Add       No Yes
Furnace Replace                                               No Yes
Generator Stand-Alone                                                       Yes Yes
Gutters Replace or Repair                                                               No No
Lanscaping Work                                                             No No
Lawn Sprinkler                                                                                              No Yes
Lead Paint Abatement                                                                  No No
Ordinary Repairs                                                                    No No
*Outdoor Kitchen                                                                       Yes Yes
*Painting Exterior or Interior                                  No No
*Patio, Brick or Pavers                                                       Yes No
Plumbing Any Modifications or Improvements                             No Yes
Remodeling Or Alterations Interior                                                  No Yes
*Retaining Walls Over 4 Feet in Height   Yes Yes
Roof Repairs Involving Less Than 25% of Existing Roof        No No
*Roof Replace Commercial                                                      No Yes-See Note 3
Roof Top Unit                                                                               No Yes
Satellite Dish                                                                              No No-Except Commercial
Septic System Construct or Abandon                                          No No-BOH Permit Required
Sewer System Connection to The Public System                        No Yes
*Sheds or utility buildings under 200 sq. ft. Yes No
*Shed or Utility Building over 200 Sq. Ft Construction                    Yes Yes
Siding Add or Replace                                          No Yes-See Note 4
Smoke Detectors Add                                                                  No Yes
*Solar Panels Ground or Roof Mounted                                  Yes Yes
Spa/Hot Tub                                                                        Yes Yes
Storm Windows/Doors                                               No No
Stove Replace Electric with Gas                          No Yes
Swimming Pool Add or Replace                                      Yes Yes
Tennis Court Installation                                              Yes Yes
Underground Fuel or Septic Tank Removal                                  No Yes
Water Heater Replace                         No Yes
Wall Repairs Remove and Replace Sheet Rock or Plaster             No Yes-See Note 1&2
Windows Replace Existing with Same Size and Type             No No
*Windows Adding, Enlarging, or Eliminating                No Yes
*If the project is within the Historic District or the Main Street Corridor, Historic Preservation Commission approval is required prior to
Zoning Approval & Issuance of a Construction Permit.
Notes: Ordinary Maintenance in One or Two‐family Dwellings
  1. Finishes: Installation, repair or replacement of interior finishes of less than 25 percent of the wall area of the dwelling.
    • This shall include plastering and drywall installation.
    • Paneling is not ordinary maintenance.   
    • Vinyl wall covering of any amount is ordinary maintenance.
  2. Non‐Structural Components: The repair or replacement of any non‐structural component, such as a partition. 
  3. Roofing: The repair or replacement (including total replacement) of any amount of existing roof covering on a detached one‐or two‐family dwellings.
  4. Siding: The repair or replacement of any amount of existing siding.
    • Exception: The repair or replacement of polypropylene siding is not ordinary maintenance.