Building codes adopted by Scott County
2015 IBC, IRC; the 2015 UPC; the 2014 NEC; and the 2015 UMC.
Do I need a building permit?
Some construction does not need a building permit from this office:
The following need a permit:
Building or installing:
Adding or changing:
Replacing or Repairing:
How do I obtain a building permit?
To obtain a building permit for a new house or addition to a house several items must be filed and reviewed. When the plans are submitted for a new house, there will be a $100.00 charge to review the building and plot plans. This fee will be deducted from the building permit fee, which must be paid before a building permit is issued. In most cases, the review of the building and site plans can be completed in 3-5 days. Commercial types of construction may take seven to ten days.
When applying for a building permit, please submit the following: