- Step 1 Review and Prepare
- Step 2 - Create an Account/PRO
- Step 3 - Apply
- Step 4 - Review and Payment
- Step 5 - Schedule an Inspection
Review and Prepare
The following documents(s) need to be available for upload during the online application process. Please note, all documents need to be in a PDF format.
- One (1) complete set of plans.
Are you a new user?
Create an Account
Contractors applying for a permit on behalf of a homeowner must setup a User Account and then a Pro Account.
Homeowners doing your own work may setup a User account only.New users to the system need to create an account. Please select create an account.
Creating a New User in iMS and iMS Tips
Having trouble creating an account? Detail instructions are available:
Already have an account?
Create a PRO Account
A PRO account is for contractors that require any city or state license or registration.
Please note, Architects are able to apply for a permit for new commercial buildings without being a PRO account.
Creating a Pro Account in iMS
Having trouble creating a PRO account? Detail instructions are available:
- When scheduling inspections, please plan at least three to four business days ahead.
- Please note, during the busy construction months longer delays may occur.
Information needed before calling to schedule an inspection:
- Permit number.
- Address for the job site.
- Inspection type.
- If you are the homeowner, the name of contractor doing the work is needed.
Login to IMS Account and go to your dashboard.
On your Dashboard, go to My Inspections.
- A list of required inspections can be viewed along with the instructions on how to schedule.
Fee & Permit Process
- Permit fee is 3% of job valuation-Minimum fee is $60 plus state surcharge of $0.0005 of the job valuation-Minimum state surcharge fee is $0.50.
- View the Fee Schedule (PDF)
- Once your permit has been reviewed you will be contacted by email to log on and pay for your permit.
- When your permit has been paid for and you have the approved plans, you may start work and schedule inspections.
- The mechanical permit will not be issued until the building permit has been issued.
- Temporary Heat Permits are required.