Permit Status Updates

Thank you for your interest in applying for a permit with the Planning and Building Department. The following are general definitions of the progressive status changes you can expect as your permit application moves through the review and approval process. We will update you on the status of your application via email. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen a backlog in applications. It could take up to 2 weeks to hear from us. We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding as we continue to work in this intense time.

Posted: January 28th, 2021 11:52 AM

Last Updated: January 28th, 2021 9:43 PM

Status Definition


Permit application has been submitted with required payment of fees.

On Hold

Permit application has been determined to be missing some documents, missing contractor info, or has an outstanding balance due.

On Hold - Fee Due

Permit application has been determined to be almost complete, except for an outstanding balance due. Once all fees are paid, the application will then be deemed complete.

Intake Completed

Permit application has been received and accepted. Review process has begun. Further updates will be made via e-mail.


Permit application has been assigned to a plan checker who will be checking your plans and documents for compliance with state and local building codes.

Plan Review Complete

Initial review of permit application has been completed by a plan checker. The next step in the process is final check. During this step, City staff may follow up with you to obtain any missing information required before a permit may be issued, to include other department approvals.

Final Check - On Hold

Application is placed on hold by a plan checker for one or more reasons, which will be outlined in an e-mail to the applicant.

Final Check - Complete

A plan checker has determined that your application is complete.

Permit Issued

Permit application has received all final approvals. Issued permit, stamped plans and job card are sent to applicant in a separate email.