Development Review

Plans for all new construction permits are reviewed by the City before a building permit is issued. ...

Before Construction Begins

There are a number of steps you can take to gain familiarity with the construction activities near your home, and to protect yourself in the case of any property damage.

Is the Work Permitted?

Permit information can be obtained here. Once you enter the address and get a result, click on the permit number to review the permit details.

How will the Home be Laid Out?

If you'd like to see a site plan, call the contractor and request to see the design.

Concerns About the Setback of the New Home in Relation to Your Property?

Ask to see a copy of the land survey for the new construction site. A land survey is performed for the purpose of locating, describing, monumenting and mapping the boundaries and corners of a parcel of land. ...

How Will I Know Who is Doing the Project?

Prior to beginning any permitted work on the site, a contractor must install a sign identifying the contrator's company name ...

How Can I Learn More About the Contractor?

Once you know the name of the contractor, do some online research. What other houses have they built? ...

Attend the Pre-construction Meeting

For a demolition permit, at least 15 days before demolition occurs, the permit holder must provide written notification to all property owners within 300 feet of the demolition site notifying the property owners of a proposed demolition and invite them to a neighborhood meeting. ...

Document Everything

In the event of damage to your property that may be caused by the nearby construction activity, it is in your best interest to have evidence showing how your property ...

Construction Management Issues

Construction management issues can be temporary nuisances or permanent conditions. This guide can assist in instructing you how to report any issues that require follow up from City officials.

Noise and After-Hours Work

Construction and demolition is allowed 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays. No work is permitted on Sundays or holidays. ...

Complaints

Should an issue arise, contact the contractor directly to express your complaint or concern. ...

If You Experience Property Damage

If you experience property damage that you know or suspect was caused by construction activities, contact an attorney for assistance. ...

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