Apply for Permits

A building permit is issued by the authority having jurisdiction which authorizes performance of a specified activity and allows the Building Official to protect the occupants of buildings by reducing the potential hazards of unsafe construction and ensuring public health, safety and welfare. The Building Official shall receive applications, review construction documents and issue permits for the installation and alteration of buildings and structures, inspect the premises for permits that have been issued and enforce compliance with the provisions of the adopted Code.  Applications may be submitted in person to the Douglas County Building Division, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., with the exception of holidays. Applications received after 4:00 p.m. will be post dated to the following business day.  For a schedule of associated building fees click here.

Please refer to the list below for specific project type submittal requirements: