Permit Timelines & Data

Permit and Service Timeline Estimates

Below are the current estimated turnaround times for permits and other Building Department services as of May 23rd, 2023, from acceptance for review to completion of the first review round. Turnaround times are subject to change based on queue volume. 

Building Permits

  • Permit Intake: 7-10 Business Days
  • Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Permits: 2-4 Business Days
  • Re-Roof Permits: 1-2 Weeks
  • IFFR Permits: 1-2 Weeks
  • Repair Permits: 2-4 Weeks
  • Additional Information: 5-7 Weeks 
  • EPIC Permits: 5-7 Weeks 
  • Simple Change Orders: 7-9 Weeks 
  • Response to Comments: 8-10 Weeks 
  • Major Change Orders: 8-10 Weeks 
  • New Minor Permits: 10-12 Weeks 
  • New Major Permits: 16-18 Weeks 
  • Final Review: 1 Week
  • Issuance Once Paid: 1-2 Business Days

Building Department Services

  • BEST Tests: Within 5 Business Days
  • BEST Cards: 7 Business Days to Receive Hard Copies
  • Contractor Licenses: 1-2 Business Days
  • Certifications of Occupancy/Letters of Completion: 2-4 Weeks after passing Final Building Inspection

Permit Review Status

To learn how to see and interpret the status of reviews on your permit, click here

Building Permit Application Data

This report contains building permit applications by fiscal year. The information in these reports include the permit number, project address, property owner, general contractor, and, in some cases, project valuation.


Permit Numbers, Inspections & Valuation Report

This report contains the valuation of work completed in the City, as well as the number of permits issued and inspections conducted.

Valuation Report: 2011 - 2021

Valuation Report Year-End

Starting in 2016, permit numbers and valuation are based on issued permits. Prior years’ data are based on permit applications.