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Decks
Category Information
The category decks include:
  • New construction of a deck or removal and replacement of a deck
  • Whether the deck is to be attached to the dwelling or freestanding, certain zoning regulations apply. The regulations differ as to zoning districts; the Zoning Enforcement Officer can answer your questions pertaining to these regulations (742-4062). There are also specific Public Health Code Regulations that must be complied with. The Sanitarian can answer your questions pertaining to these regulations (742-4064). If the deck is to be attached to a swimming pool, please speak with a building official regarding the requirements.

Requirements 

The following information is required upon submittal of applications: a construction plan which shows the framing detail, pier location and depth, railing height, spacing between balusters and rise and run of the stair, a plot plan or survey showing the location of the property lines, location of proposed deck drawn to scale, and location of septic system and well.