Building application instructions, requirements and additional resources for Accela are provided in the following.
List of Permit Types
Accessory Building or Structure
This permit type would be any structure not a part of the main structure. This would include fences, retaining walls, pools, screen enclosures, decks, gazebos, pergolas, arbors, sheds, detached garages, carports, patios, and driveways.
This permit type would be any structure added onto the square footage of the main structure. This would include an attached garage, adding a room, cooler boxes, expansions, and extensions.
This permit type would be any permitted work being done that is a renovation or alteration not included in the other permit types. This would include exploratory or interior demolitions, multiple trades on one permit (such as renovations involving structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing work being done without expanding the footprint of the building).
This permit type would be any demolition that reduces the square footage of the structure. This would include partial demolition of the structure, accessory structures, and entire buildings.
This permit type would be any work that is only electrical. This includes a service change, panel change, replacement of weather heads, and service upgrades.
This permit type would be any work that is only mechanical. This includes hood systems, air conditioning units, and duct work.
This permit type would be any construction for a brand new building considered a main structure on the property. This would include a new commercial building, new single family attached and detached dwellings, multifamily structures, and industrial buildings.
This permit type would be any work that is only plumbing. This includes piping, adding or altering plumbing fixtures, and connection to utilities.
This permit type would be any work that is only related to reroofing. This includes reroofing, roof-overs, sheathing, and underlayment.
This permit type would be any work that is only related to signs. This includes wall signs, pole signs, vinyl changes or additions, monument signs, and all changes to existing signage that is not considered routine maintenance.
This would be any work only related to solar. This includes photovoltaic, solar pool heater, and solar water heater.