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Permits, Licenses, and Inspections (Modified)


The City has shutdown in-person customer service and public counters; however, a variety of different permitting and licensing services are still being offered online: 

  • Business Licenses – business licenses can still be processed online and the business license general line is available for assistance
  • Planning Permits 
  • Building Permits 
    • Virtual Counter hour for building and planning permits is held twice a week, plus additional meetings as needed. The 15-minute counter hours appointment will let you talk to the Permit Services Coordinators for Building and Planning Divisions, and a representative from the Department of Public Works. You can also ask questions about more complex issues that may need feedback from multiple people.
  • Sewer Permits 
  • Cannabis Permits 
  • Encroachment Permits (suspended) 


During this time, there will also be modified inspection activities, which will be limited to essential construction and health and safety issues. To learn more, please see below 

Boards and Committees

  • Committee and Board meetings: Development Coordination Committee, Design Review Board, Planning Commission, Zoning Administrator are all meeting virtually
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