Finished Basements

If you are planning on finishing a portion or your entire basement, you may need a building permit.

Building Permit Required:

  • Converting unfinished space in a basement to a recreation room, family room, bedroom, bar area, exercise room, craft room, bathroom, etc.
  • Submit the following in person or via first class mail for review and approval:

No Building Permit Required:

  • No building permit needed for cosmetic work to an existing finished basement including replacement of a drop ceiling, wall finish replacement and/or electrical device replacement (receptacles, switches and light fixtures).