Building Department

Specific service adjustments to the Community Development Department include:

Offices

The Building Department will be closing at 4:00 pm September 16, 2022.

Customer inquiries will be received by phone at 435-336-3124 or via email to ahigley@summitcounty.org. In person interaction at the Summit County Courthouse and the Richins Services Building needs to be done via appointment by calling 435-336-3124.

Building Permits

All permit are applied for through the Summit County E360 permitting software system. https://summit.co.ut.eprocess360.com/login/link/dashboard

Permits will be reviewed and issued online.

Building and Code Enforcement Inspections

Inspections and site visits will be prioritized and anticipated to be provided in a timely manner. 

Planning Department

For assistance with Planning related questions, please call (435) 336-3124 and ask for the Planner on Duty. 

Permits

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. NOTE: Solar PV installation and EV charging station building permit fees have been waived through Dec. 31, 2022.

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

All submission, review, and issuance of Building Permits will be through our online program, EPROCESS 360. We no longer accept paper plans, nor perform "over-the-counter" reviews.

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 (PDF).

Apply for a permit or schedule inspections

Building Permit Review Process Flowchart (PDF)

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