Are building permits required for private decks?

Permits are required for decks that are over 30” above grade and all decks that are attached to the primary structure. In order to apply for this permit, please fill out an application online, including one site plan and one set of building plans. For questions regarding the site plan or setback requirements, please contact the City Planner at 816.439.4543. For questions regarding the building permit or building codes, please contact the Building Division at 816.439.4534.

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1. Do contractors need a license to apply for permits?
2. When does the city require a building permit or inspection?
3. How do I obtain a building permit?
4. How are the permit fees calculated?
5. When should I request an inspection?
6. How do I request a building inspection?
7. How do I acquire a temporary occupancy permit?
8. Can I construct a detached storage building or garage?
9. Does the city require a building permit for fences?
10. Do I need a permit for a pool?
11. Is a permit required to install a lawn irrigation system?
12. Are there backflow requirements in the City?
13. What are the requirements to rent a property?
14. Are building permits required for private decks?