Building Permits


Building permits are required for any construction or modification to existing structures as described below. General contractors, or homeowners doing their own work, must obtain permits before beginning work. Deposits are required prior to review and payment may be made by cash, check, or credit card.

Contact Mindi or Cathy at 801-292-4486 or [email protected] with any questions.


Permits ARE required for the following:

  • New construction, additions, and remodels.
  • Finished basements
  • Sheds and accessory structures. Sheds less than 200 square feet without power do not need a permit.
  • Pools
  • Solar Array
  • Signs
  • Decks
  • Front yard fences
  • Electrical/Mechanical
  • Demolition

Permits ARE NOT required for the following:

  • Water heater replacement
  • HVAC replacement
  • Painting
  • Wallpapering
  • Flooring
  • Minor repairs
  • Window replacements that do not require structural alterations
  • Roof shingles overlay.

Contact us at 801-292-4486 or [email protected] if you have questions about something not listed.

Building Inspections



All work is subject to inspection. West Bountiful City contracts with Sunrise Engineering for plan review and building inspections.  It is the owner or contractor’s responsibility to schedule inspections. Call 800-560-6151 at least 24 hours in advance and provide the building permit number, site address, and type of inspection needed.