When is a building permit required?
For any new construction, additions, decks, deck replacement/repairs, screen porches, sunrooms, structural alterations, new or replacement gas/mechanical units, water heaters, swimming pools, and/or most accessory structures. Unless structural modifications are needed, building permits are not typically required for cosmetic work such as re-roofing, replacing siding, painting, flooring, etc.

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1. When is a building permit required?
2. What do I need to submit for a residential building permit?
3. Why are building permits required?
4. What are the current adopted building codes in the Town of Farragut?
5. Do fences on a residential lot require a permit?