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PROVIDENCE BUILDING PERMITS
Before any residential or commercial construction project in Providence is started, it is important that the proper documentation is submitted and approved to receive a building permit. The City of Providence has launched the e-Permitting, which is an interactive web application that allows residents and businesses to apply for city of Providence permits.
The Providence reviews all the documentation and sends an ePermit that offers permission to begin the construction project.
What Online Building Permits in Providence are Available?
All of the traditional construction permits in Providence that are offered can be applied for and received through the online permit portal, including:
- Building-Structural Permits for Residential and Commercial/Industrial
- Electrical Permits
- Mechanical Permits
- Plumbing Permits
When is an ePermit Required in Providence?
Generally, electronic building permits in Providence should be obtained for the following:
- New buildings
- Additions to buildings
- Tenant Improvements
- Accessory Dwelling Unit conversions
- Miscellaneous items (decks, patios, fences over 6’, fireplaces, pools, retaining walls, ADA striping and path of travel, etc.)
- Remodels and renovations (changes in occupancy or use, garage conversions, kitchen remodels, stucco, window(s) and door(s) changeouts, etc.)
- Grading work
Who Can Submit an Electronic Building Permit Application in Providence?
Any homeowner, architect or a licensed contractor can apply to the City of Providence 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.
Expedite Your Electronic Building Permit in Providence
First Service Permits have helped builders and developers in Providence understand the specific ePermit document requirements, navigate the construction permit process and simplify the entire building process from start-to-finish.
If you want to see how we can help you with your next project, schedule your appointment with our permit specialists today!