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A Building Permit is generally needed if any structural, electrical, plumbing or mechanical changes, or changes to walls or floors will be made.
These changes include:
Please See International Residential Building Code 2021 R105.1 and R105.2 and IBC 2021 [A] 105.1 and [A] 105.2 for more information regarding work required and exempt from requiring building permits.
Access the Permit Portal online by clicking the link at the Building & Zoning page on the City website or you can follow this link.
Permit applications are filled out online through the permit portal. For cases where a signed building permit application is requested, one may access the application form online or pick one up in the Building and Zoning Department at the City Office at 10 N. Main.
Inspections are scheduled online through the permit portal. An active building permit is required to request inspections.
Log into the permit portal to request inspections. Inspection requests must be made by 5:00 PM the business day prior to inspection requested. Time blocks are AM and PM, but are not guaranteed. Please include work order numbers, requests for calls when in route, or other specific instructions in "Notes for Inspector".
You may log into the permit portal and access a permit if you email address used for your log-in account is saved to the desired permit. You may also use the permit number as a user name and then the first 5 letters of the builder's name, all lower case, followed by the permit number.
Please log on to the permit portal to submit online.
A Full Submittal requires:
--Requires attending the Project Review Meeting--typically held the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month at 8:30 AM, City Office 2nd Floor Conference Room.
--Submit the Project Review Committee Appearance Application. It can be accessed online or picked up at the Building & Zoning Department in the City Office at 10 N. Main.
--Project Review checks for compliance of the site in relation to the zoning ordinance and utility company's requirements.
--Required are 15 sets of plans 1- 24X36 and 14- 11X17. These are to be turned in by 5PM the Thursday BEFORE the meeting you want to attend.
--When Project Review has approved the Site Plan, turn in two full sets of Building Plans Drawings that are stamped by an architect or engineer licensed in the state of Utah.
When you are at the Permit Files/ Attachment page of the application through the permit portal, please upload documents in a PDF format.
All Boxes must be checked before you can submit, even if the item does not apply to your permit.
If the document title has an asterisk (*), a document must be attached to submit your application.
No document upload is required if an item does not apply and there is not an asterisk.
To upload a document, click Upload Link in the box of the document you would like uploaded. Search for the document that you would like uploaded and select it for upload. The box will turn green when it has been uploaded. It will help to have your documents saved to the device you are using descriptive titles.
Once all the boxes are green and you have inputted all of your builder and building information, click Submit. If Submittal Is Rejected, you will receive an email and a notification on your permit application with the explanation of what is needed for approval.
To access the permit application after you have saved it, click on the prep-number on you permits page. This will take you to a summary page. Click Edit Permit, then Attachments at the bottom of the page if the system does not automatically take you to the Permit Documents page.
Replace or upload the required documents using the previously listed instructions.
Go to either Plan Review or checklist. Click on Needs Corrections on Building-Residential AND Planning & Zoning.
A note will be listed with what is needed. To attach a file: click the Attach File box. Upload New Attachment and select the attachment.
Here you can also add any notes you feel necessary. Save and then it will change from Needs Corrections to Updated For Review.
If there are multiple reviewers requesting changes to the same document, you can click the check box to update other departments. Please deselect any reviewers that are already green to avoid creating unnecessary delays.
Login to your account and click on the permit number.
A PDF will be attached next to the inspection(s), here it will explain what needs to be attached, if anything.
Under the Attachments for Review tab click +Add To Section.
Name your document and attach the selected document.
Yes. Most insurance companies could deny coverage if building took place without a permit and was not built to code. Access the permit portal by following this link.
Yes. A permit is required. Please log on to the permit portal to submit the permit.
As long as the flat work is not structural, a permit is not required. Access the application form online or pick one up in the Building and Zoning Department at the City Office at 10 N. Main.
If the retaining wall is over four (4) foot high, you will need a permit and engineered plans.
A permit is not required to install a fence that is 6' or less in height. A fence higher than 6' requires consultation with our Building and Zoning Dept. You will need to check with the Bulding and Zoning Department to verify the setback and location requirements. --Access the application form online or pick one up in the Building and Zoning Department at the City Office at 10 N. Main.
There are a few factors that determine whether an accessory building requires a permit. Please call 435-865-4519 or view City Ordinance Chapter 26 Article 3 pertaining the zone to which your property belongs.
Yes. And you must provide the Building Permit Number when scheduling an inspection. --Access the application form online or pick one up in the Building and Zoning Department at the City Office at 10 N. Main.
You must provide the following: --Building Permit Number --Address of property --Contact Name and Tel. # --Type of inspection needed --Date and general time you desire the inspection --For gas-related inspections, you must have a Gas Clearance Form completed and uploaded to the permit as an attachment. (See under "Forms" link on our Home Page) --For power-related inspections, you must have a Power Work Order Number from Rocky Mt. Power. Please include pour times in the note for inspectors for concrete and please give at least a 2-hour window for inspection between ready time and pour time.
--Visit the State Construction Registry website online --Click on "Public Search Functionality" on left hand side of the screen. --Select the desired location (Cedar City) where it says "Issuing municipality". --Leave all the other fields blank. --Then submit the search. This will bring up all the permits that have been submitted to the SCR system by that location. You can also enter a specific time period to be searched. If you scroll to the right of the page and select see details, you will be prompted for payment. --If you have set up a "pay as you go account', and you are logged in to the SCR system, you would not be asked for payment. Those with a pay as you go account are only asked for payment if they submit a filing.