Repairs Not Requiring Permits

Permit Not Required
  • Building a deck or platform that is less than 30" above the adjoining ground
    Note: Location of the structure still requires approval from the Planning / Zoning Division at 801-963-3312
  • Building a detached accessory structure that is 200 square feet or less in floor area and only one story in height
    Note: Location of the structure still requires approval from the Planning / Zoning Division at 801-963-3312
  • Driveways and patios without roof coverings are exempt from permit requirements
  • Erecting a fence that is no more than 6 feet in height, measured from adjoining grade, includes:
    • Concrete
    • Masonry
    • Plastic
    • Wood
  • Replacing defective plumbing fixtures with equivalent fixtures
  • Replacing electrical lights and receptacles with equivalent devices
  • Replacing siding
Note: Altering the public sidewalk, curb and gutter, or the driveway approach requires a permit from the Public Works Department prior to construction or demolition at 801-963-3318.

This article, while not all inclusive, attempts to address the most common issues. If you have any questions about this handout, or any construction-related matter, please do not hesitate to call 801-963-3283.