When / Where Building Permits Are Required

Permits that are required include, but are not limited to, the following: building, remodeling, additions, sheds, garages and carports, siding, electrical, signs, plumbing, demolition, sewer and water, fences, HVAC, swimming pools and spas, and roofing.

Please check prior to starting any project to make sure that a permit has been obtained and that the contractor is registered with the City of Pontiac. There are Codes and regulations that apply to setbacks, lot coverage, required green space, etc.

Building permit applications are available online, but must be submitted to the Building and Zoning office in person.