Building Department


Summit County requires a Building Permit for the construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, movement, improvement, removal, conversion, or demolition of any building or structure. Permits are also required for solar PV installations. 

There are exceptions for:

  • Commercial accessory buildings less than 120 square feet
  • Residential accessory buildings less than 200 square feet
  • Certain agricultural buildings
  • Fences less than 7 feet in height
EPROCESS 360 Online Building Permit Review

As of March 1, 2018 all submission, review, and issuance of Building Permits will be through our new online program, EPROCESS 360. We no longer accept paper plans, nor perform "over-the-counter" reviews; with the exception of those who submitted plans before March 1, 2018.

For instructions on how to register for an account, create a building application, schedule an inspection, or for answers to commonly asked questions please refer to our FAQ sheet.

Use this link to apply for a permit or schedule inspections 

The flowchart below describes the building permit review process. click on the image to enlarge.
Building Permit Flow Chart

Reference Materials