ZONING COMPLIANCE REVIEW & CONSTRUCTION PERMIT CHART

 

Activity
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
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 Fence is around
a pool or spa or if
over 6ft in 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
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
No
Yes
See Note 3
Roof top unit
No
Yes
Satellite dish
No
Yes
Septic system: Construct or abandon
No
Yes
Issed by Board of Health
Sewer system: Connect to the public system
No
Yes
Issued by Engineer
* 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: Remove
No
Yes
Water Heater: Replace
No
Yes
Wall Repairs: Remove and replace sheet rock or plaster
No
 
Yes
See Notes
1 & 2
Windows: Replace existing with same size and type
No
No
*Windows: Adding, enlarging, or eliminating
No
Yes

*If your project is within a historic district or The Main Street Corridor Historic Preservation Commission approval is requried prior to Zoning Approval & Construciton Permit.