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A building permit must be obtained from the Greater Salt Lake Municipal Services District for the following construction projects:

    1. Expanding a building or a structure by adding habitable space, garages, carports, decks and roof projections.

    2. Altering a building or structure by remodeling to include adding, altering or deleting interior walls, finishing rooms or areas previously unfinished (including basements), changing the use of a room or area, and altering the slope of the roof through a roof conversion.

    3.  Building any detached structures such as garages, barns, tool & storage sheds, playhouses, pool or hot tub enclosures, and similar uses where the structure exceeds 200 square feet (120 sq. foot commercial). — Any structure, regardless of size, if adding or modifying the plumbing, mechanical or electrical requires a permit.

    4.  Constructing retaining walls that are taller than 4 feet measured from the bottom of the footing to the top of the wall.

    5. Changing or lowering kitchen cabinets & countertops (creates plumbing & electrical concerns).

    6. Adding, deleting, or altering any existing plumbing fixtures to accommodate more (or less) plumbing fixtures.

    7. Adding, deleting, or altering any electrical circuits.

    8. Altering the existing electrical service equipment (the meter) or any electrical panels.

    9. Adding any electrical appliances that are considered a fixed installation, and are not replacing similar appliances.

    10. Installing or replacing a furnace, water heater, boiler, air conditioner, evaporative cooler, heat pump, or baseboard heating equipment.

    11. Installing or replacing any fireplace (wood or gas), or woodstove.

    12. Adding, deleting, or altering any ductwork for heating or cooling system.

    13. Installing hot tubs, Jacuzzis, saunas, or spas.

    14. Window Replacement

    15. ReRoof/Reshingle

    16. Replacing siding or stucco

Please note: This is not a complete list and is an example only.

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