FAQ Topic: Permits & licensing

How do I get a beer and/or wine license?

The process for obtaining an initial ABC license to sell beer or wine includes Inspections, approval of the Police Chief, and approval of the local ABC Board before payment can be made and a license issued. Please see the ABC Board’s website for more information. Once approved, the Finance Department will issue notices of annual … Continued

Do I need a permit to install a fence in my yard?

You will need to submit a building permit and a zoning permit. Permit applications must include the following: a sketch or plot plan of the property with the location and dimensions of the proposed fence, and the distance to property lines measured a description of the height and material of the proposed fence Planning and … Continued

Does my facility need an Industrial Pretreatment permit?

Documents and links to references for the City’s Industrial Pretreatment Program are provided for informational purposes to assist you in determining if a permit is needed. Please contact the Water Resources Compliance Manager with any questions and for guidance before completing any permit applications.

Do I need a permit to add a shed to my property?

Sheds and other accessory structures such as detached garages that exceed 144 square feet require a building permit and a zoning permit. Permit applications must include the following: A sketch or plot plan of the property with the location and dimensions of the proposed shed and the setback distances to all property lines measured A … Continued

How do I schedule an inspection?

To schedule an inspection or to pick up an application, call the office of the Building Inspector at (919) 563-9990. Inspections must be requested the day before between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The permit number will be required to schedule the inspection. The inspectors are usually available between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., and … Continued

How do I get a building permit?

To apply for a building permit you must complete the application and submit it to the Inspections Department. When applying for a building permit you must provide a plot plan showing where on the property the structure will be located. In the event that city water and sewer will not be available, you must supply … Continued

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