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Permits are issued through several different departments. 

Please select the appropriate link below:

Building and Safety Permits (building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical)

Film Permit

Planning Permits and Regulations  (land use, development)

Public Works Encroachment Permits (work in right of way and transportation)

Public Works Encroachment Permits (Wireless, Small Cell Site only)

Special Event Permit


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