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Residential Building Information

The following information is in reference to residential structures including garages and decks.
**Due the COVID-19 pandemic, the Permit and Development Center is closed to the public, but permits continue to be processed electronically. **

Email for permits and residential submittals: permits@dmgov.org
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Building a New Home9 documents

  • House Type A Submittal Form & Review Checklist.pdf
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  • House Type B Submittal Form & Review Checklist.pdf
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  • House Type C Submittal Form & Review Checklist.pdf
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  • House Type D Submittal Form & Review Checklist.pdf
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  • New Single Family Dwelling Submittal Checklist.pdf
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  • ACCA Manual J & D Submittal Sheet
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  • Residential Plan Review Requirements
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  • Residential Plan Review Form-2015 IRC
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  • Manufactured Home Permit Application Form
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Residential Site Information6 documents

  • Erosion Control Policy
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  • Residential Soil Erosion Control Policy
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  • Residential Grading FAQ
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  • Residential Flood Zone FAQ
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  • Sidewalk & Driveway Approach Permit Application
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  • Grading Permit Application.pdf
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Garages, Decks, and Storage Sheds5 documents

  • Residential Deck Handout
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  • Garage Permit Submittal Requirements
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  • Residential Garage Handout
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  • Garage-Narrow Wall Bracing Tips
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  • Building a Storage Shed
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General9 documents

  • Swimming Pools & Hot Tubs
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  • Moving a Structure (House)
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  • Electrical Update Information
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  • Installing a Water Heater
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  • Basement Egress Window Policy
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  • Emergency Escape/Egress Window Requirements
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  • Residential Smoke Detectors
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  • Residential Stair, Ramp, and Handrail Requirements
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  • Residential Asphalt Roof Shingle Requirements
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Fences1 document

  • Fence Permit
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Electrical Service Update1 document

  • Residential Electrical Service Update Brochure
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