Submit Building Permits Electronically In Helena With Service First Permits
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SFP has experience with the intricacies of various jurisdictions and the programs utilized for electronic submittals and permit tracking, including but not limited to:
HELENA BUILDING PERMITS
The Helena Planning and Building Department has now made it mandatory for all building permits and plans to be submitted electronically through their online permitting portal that has been launched.
Contractors and residents working on construction projects in the city have to apply and receive their electronic building permit before commencing work, otherwise they will face hefty fines and penalties from the city council.
Which Construction Projects Require a Helena Building Permit?
If you are beginning any of the following, you must obtain an electronic building permit in Helena:
- Residential and Commercial New Builds
- Renovations and Structural Changes
- Mechanical Work
- Plumbing Work
- Electrical Work
- Additions of Decks, Patios, Pools and More
Commercial Online Building Permits in Helena
Contractors must provide more documents for commercial projects due to their complexity. The process for submitting a commercial electronic permit application includes:
- Site plan showing all utility locations, easements, ROW, etc. or Site Plan Submittal Exemption
- Complete architectural plans with dimensions, spaces labeled per use, etc.
- Complete mechanical plans
- Complete structural plans and Statement of Special Inspections
All the plans must be presented in PDF form according to the guidelines, so that the ePermit can be processed without delay.
What Happens if My Helena Online Building Permit Application is Returned?
If an applicant does not have all required supporting documentation and outside approvals, the City of Helena may accept incomplete applications but the applicants will need to acknowledge that permits cannot be issued until all required information is submitted, reviewed and approved by the city.
Ensure You Receive an Approval on Your First Building Permit Submission
At Service First Permits, we expertly organize the documentation and prepare it for submission following the strict guidelines that the City of Helena have set out.
Our experience with the online submission portal means that we will have your Helena building permit as quickly and easily as possible, so you can begin your project.
To begin, contact us for your free electronic permit consultation now.