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About the Building Department

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.  Closed most major holidays.

The Building Department provides consultation, plan review, permit and inspection services to the construction industry and the public. Our field inspectors also respond to citizen complaints, and pursue nuisance abatement and enforcement of City code.

Please note that the Building Department is closed from 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Permit Forms

Find out more about permits and the forms needed to make an application for a Building Permit.  
A permit is required to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, convert, or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system. However, there are some exceptions to the permit requirements. To download a permit application, click on a link on the right. If you are not sure whether you need a permit, call the City of Sherwood Building Department at (503) 625-4226.