WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A RESIDENTIAL BUILDING PERMIT?
A residential building permit is required in City of Nampa to construct any new residential building structures, residential additions, residential remodels, and other improvements in order to assure that the construction is consistent with building codes and other applicable regulations.
What work requires a permit?
Any new residence, mobile home, or accessory dwelling unit.
Any one-story structures such as garages, decks, cover patios, carports and residential storage structures (detached storage building less than 200 square feet in area and not over 12 feet in height are exempt)
Improvements, additions, and remodels to existing residences or accessory structures
Retaining walls over 4' height. (including footings)
Heating and air-conditioning systems, fireplaces, wood stoves and other heating devices or ventilation