Submit Building Permits Electronically In Montgomery County With Service First Permits
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MONTGOMERY COUNTY BUILDING PERMITS
Prior to commencing any construction of any building or structure, you are required to submit an application for a Building Permit in Montgomery County. Whether the project is residential or commercial, it is crucial to receive the necessary approval before the construction begins, or you may face a heavy fine and delays in the work.
Who Can Submit an Electronic Building Permit Application in Montgomery County?
Any homeowner, architect or a licensed contractor can apply to the City of Montgomery County for an ePermit by providing enough information to describe the project fully and clearly.
Construction drawings are necessary on most construction projects and especially for commercial projects, these must be prepared by an architect. For a home improvement project, the homeowner may prepare the drawings, provided that the drawings are accurate, legible and complete.
ePlans – electronic plan submissions
- Building Residential Permit, including Residential Fast Track
- Commercial Building, including Commercial Fast Track
- Demolition or Move • Electrical
- Fence • Fire Alarm
- Fire Code Compliance
- Fire Protection • General Permit (FPCC)
- Historic Area Work Permit • Operational Permit
- Public Right of way • Residential Mechanical
- Sediment Control • Sign • Special Protection Area
- Stormwater Concept
Residential ePermits in Montgomery County
Residents and contractors that are building or renovating their homes will have to receive a building permit prior to beginning their project.
The submission process includes compiling all the information about the project including the Master Building Permit Number, electrical contractor and the plans from a certified architect.
Commercial ePermits in Montgomery County
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 including HVAC, exhaust hoods, etc.
- 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.
Using an ePermit Expediter in Montgomery County
Submitting an online building permit application in Montgomery County that is incomplete or inaccurate can result in delays in the permit approval. This can hold back your project, while also costing you money if you need a re-inspection of the property.
Service First Permits has helped thousands of residents and contractors nationwide to create and submit everything needed for quick, easy permit approvals.
To get started on your project right away, contact our Montgomery County, Electronic Building Permit Specialists.