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Commercial Exterior Case Types

Building Permit applications are completed online. Please go to the Momentum portal and enter the information directly into the County’s Permitting System.
 

Commercial Exterior Case Types

Work Description for Commercial Exterior

Awning; Canopy; Fence (non-use, i.e., replacement of previously existing fence); General Exterior Work; Reface (store front); and Roof (change in pitch or configuration); Exterior Generator/Existing Pad; New or Replacement Antennas

  • Work Description for Commercial Exterior with Use: Fence with Use (storage yard) — see Fences for additional details; Mobile Homes
  • Work Description for Commercial Exterior with Use — Walk-Through: Fence with Use
  • Work Description for Commercial Exterior — Walk-Through: Above-ground Tank; Roof Replacement; Awning Replacement; Rooftop Units
     

Commercial Exterior/Commercial Exterior with Use (Not a Walk-Through):

Documents/Approvals Required with a New Use and Occupancy

  • Site/Plot Plans — Original Signature and Sealed (not required if no new U&O)
  • Architectural Drawings — Original Signature and Sealed
  • Structural Drawings — Original Signature and Sealed
  • Electrical Drawings — Original Signature and Sealed (if applicable)
     

Commercial Exterior with Use — Walk-Through:

Documents/Approvals Required with a New Use and Occupancy

  • Site/Plot Plans — Original Signature and Sealed (not required if no new U&O)
  • Architectural Drawings — Original Signature and Sealed
  • Structural Drawings — Original Signature and Sealed
  • Electrical Drawings — Original Signature and Sealed (if applicable)
     

Commercial Exterior with Use — Walk-Through for a Fence

Site / Plot Plans Showing Fence Location. Ensure fence locations are highlighted on the plans. All gates must be 20 feet wide. Must show location of fire hydrant.
 

Commercial Exterior with Use — Walk-Through for a Canopy

  • Site/Plot Plans
  • Architectural Drawings
  • Structural Drawings
     

Work Description for Commercial Exterior: Walk-Through

  • Site/Plot Plans
  • Architectural Drawings
  • Structural Drawings
     

Reviews Needed

  • Health
  • M-NCPPC
  • Fire
  • Structural
  • Site
  • Capital Improvement Program (CIP) (for Commercial Exterior with Use/Commercial Exterior with Use — Walk-Through, if applicable)
     

Payment

For permit, license and bond fees, view the DPIE Fee Schedule. Customers are encouraged to pay online.

  • Customers who are using the Momentum system are encouraged to make payments directly in Momentum. (If your permit or citation includes letters, you are using Momentum and need to pay in Momentum.)
  • If your project is in the older ePermits system, you may make payments in ePayments.
  • For alternate forms of payment, visit DPIE's Payments page.
  • Permit Fee = Cost of Construction x 0.008 + $
  • Use and Occupancy (if applicable) = $ per discipline
  • Grading filing fee (if applicable) = $
     

Note:

  • All plans on this checklist must be provided at the time of permit application.
  • Customers must comply with local municipalities and township requirements prior to starting construction.