When is a Zoning Permit NOT REQUIRED:
- For any interior remodeling, improvements or alterations, regardless of cost, unless you increase floor area, such as adding a loft or converting an attic space to living space, which may impact septic system requirements.
- For any exterior alterations, improvements or remodeling provided there is not an increase in floor area constructed to the existing building.
- For any accessory building less than 100 square feet, provided such building conforms to all the setbacks, yard and open space requirements of this Ordinance.
- For farm buildings and structures not for human habitation which are not permanently fixed to the ground and are readily removable in their entirety; provided that this regulation shall not apply to roadside stands or permitted signs.
When is a Zoning Permit REQUIRED:
- For construction of new homes and commercial, agricultural, and industrial buildings;
- Additions, exterior alterations, or remodeling of an existing building that increases the floor area;
- Placement of campers in Agricultural, Conservancy and/or Rural Limited Zoning Districts (prohibited in other Districts);
- Installation of signs;
- Installation of ponds or other extractions and excavations;
- Any new accessory building/structure 100 square feet in size or more (garage, shed, storage building, etc.);
- Change of land use, such as a new commercial use of the property;
- Structural changes to buildings in a floodplain.