There are two ways you may seek approvals or permits: Online or hard copy. For free online, 24 hour/7 day week access to permitting and related services via a computer, mobile tablet, or smart phone, visit our Online Services. This service also allows you to research various permits or history of a site. Otherwise, you may apply using Hardcopy Application Forms.
In an effort to make our development processes as customer-friendly and accessible as possible, this explains it from beginning to end - from an initial idea to receiving your building's Certificate of Occupancy.
Step 1 - Conceptual Idea: See the Town's philosophy and efforts on improving its economy through business attraction and retention via new development or redevelopment, or our comprehensive planning efforts on the links above.
Step 2 - Research: For information necessary to examine the feasibility of your project, please review the crucial links in the side navigation on the right.
Step 3 - Site Development: Outlines how to move through the approval process as efficiently as possible, and its timing/relationship with review boards and building construction.
Step 4 - Review Board Approval: Identifies the various boards that might need to see your plans, and outlines the process for seeking their approval.
Step 5 - Building Construction and Inspections: Details your and the Town’s responsibilities, from plan review to achieving your Certificate of Occupancy.