Building Permits

Permit Applications are managed through PIPER, the Town’s online permitting portal which can be accessed here:

PIPER Online Portal

PIPER application instructions can be found here:

PIPER Application Instructions

What Do You Need For A Permit?

Building permits reviewed by the Inspections Division range from large to small. The following items may be required depending upon the kind of permit being sought: 

  • Site plan(s) showing detailing the proposed changes to the property;
  • Contractor names, addresses, and state license numbers for the particular trade or general contractor;
  • Information pertaining to well & septic permits, if needed, from Orange County Environmental Health;
  • Necessary documentation for related projects such as load calculations for Mechanical renovations or change-outs.
  • Sealed Architectural and/or Engineering Plans as needed;
  • For Commercial Permits, as needed: Appendix B from Building Code, Facilities Calculations, Water System Calculations.
  • Relevant permit fees and forms as required by Inspections or Zoning; these can be found at the link below:

Related Documents and Forms

Please call Inspections if you have any questions about permits at 919-918-7335.