When is a Building Permit Required?

Within the City of Petersburg, permits are required for all work except ordinary repairs.  

The Building Official’s Office recommends that before any work is started that you review any permit requirements that may apply to the description of work contained in the documents below.

Residential (Single Family, Duplexes and Townhomes)

Requirements for Commercial and Residential Building Permits 

Permit Requirements

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1. What building code has been adopted by Petersburg?
2. When is a Building Permit Required?
3. What permit applications are available online?
4. How should Street Addresses be displayed in Petersburg?
5. How should property be boarded up?
6. Where can I report overgrown grass/weeds?
7. Is a permit required for Pools, Hot Tubs, and Spas?
8. What is required of property maintenance?
9. What is a Site Plan?
10. How do I report Trash and Debris?
11. How do I report an Unsafe Structure?