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Introducing Our New Self-Service Online Permit Center

Person filling out an application on their computerOur Online Permit Center let’s you submit building permit and planning applications securely online through our Customer Self-Service Portal (CSS).

We now accept, review, receive payments, and issue planning entitlements and building permits through our online permit center.

The Customer Self-Service (CSS) Portal let’s you search records by address, date range, permit number, or parcel number – you can also use the interactive map search feature.