You can search our permit records online to find out if your neighbor has a building permit.
FAQ Topic: Permits
We’ve got two online databases for these kinds of records: 2000 to present and prior to 2000. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Let us know what it is and we’ll find it. It can take 5-10 calendar days and we’ll contact you when they are ready.
Building permits are required to build, enlarge, alter, remove, demolish, or repair a structure. This includes everything from houses and garages to commercial construction, tenant improvements to signs. Some work does not require a permit, so check here first. Prior to getting a building permit, you should first check with the Planning Division to make … Continued
Encroachment permits are required if you plan to do any construction work in the public right-of-way. Meaning, any work in the sidewalk area, in an easement, on city owned property (median islands, parks, city facilities) or in the street. Common reasons you’ll need one: Utility saw-cuts Excavation News stands Bicycle racks Sidewalk dining Debris boxes … Continued