Davis County Building Permit Requirements for building a storage shed

Click on your city to see the available shed ordinance and building permit requirements

 

Bountiful        Centerville        Clearfield        Clinton        Farmington        Fruit Heights        Kaysville        Layton

North Salt Lake        South Weber        Sunset        Syracuse        West Bountiful        West Point        Woods Cross

 

NOTE: We are still in the process of posting all of the building permit information for all of the cities listed above.

If your city's information is not shown here, we recommend contacting your local city office for more information.

 

Bountiful

 

Bountiful City Storage Shed Building Permit Requirements:

 

The Bountiful City development code states that they have currently adopted the International Building Code, which states that all accessory buildings and sheds 200 sq. ft. and smaller to do not require a building permit.  The website does not specifically state that a building permit is not required for these sheds, however, in the city development code section 14-1-105 it states that all new buildings require a building permit unless they are excluded by the currently adopted version of the international building code.

 

Below is an excerpt from the Bountiful City Development Code

 

14-1-105 BUILDING PERMITS REQUIRED

  1. No building or structure shall be constructed, reconstructed, altered or moved, nor shall
    the use of the land be changed, except after the issuance of a permit for the same by the
    Engineering and Building Department and approved by the Planning Department, unless
    excluded by the currently adopted version of the International Building Code and as
    provided in this Title. Furthermore, no building lot or parcel of ground shall be filled,
    excavated, or otherwise structurally altered without an excavation permit from the
    Engineering and Building Department. Activities that do not require a building permit are
    not exempt from the provisions of this Title.

 

The above information is informational only and does not replace official city documents.

 

 

 

Centerville

 

Centerville City Storage Shed Building Permit Requirements:

 

The Centerville City Website does not have any specific information about what sizes of sheds require a building permit.  However, most cities in Davis County have adapted the International building code which states that any buildings 200 sq. ft. and smaller do not require a building permit.

 

We have not been able to verify this and we recommend contacting the Centerville City Community Development Department 801-292-8232 for further information.

 

More information will be coming soon...

 

The above information is informational only and does not replace official city documents.

 

 

 

Clearfield

 

Clearfield City Storage Shed Building Permit Requirements:

 

The Clearfield City website states on the bottom of the Accessory Building Quick Reference Check List web page that a building permit is not required for any shed, playhouse or accessory building that is 200 sq. ft. or less.  However, it also states that you must submit a site plan and obtain approval from the Planning Division.

 

Below is the text from the Accessory Building Quick Reference Check List.

 

Accessory Building Quick Reference Check List

 

What you will need to bring with you to obtain a  permit for an accessory building:

 

NOTE: No permit is required for accessory

buildings that are 200 square feet or less however,

a site plan is required and you must obtain

approval from the Planning Division.

 

The above information is informational only and does not replace official city documents.

 

 

 

Clinton

 

Clinton City Storage Shed Building Permit Requirements:

 

Clinton City does not require a building permit for any storage shed or accessory buildings that do not exceed 200 sq. ft. in size

 

Here is an excerpt from the Clinton City "Do I Need a Permit" web page.

 

Work exempt from permit. Permits, except as noted, shall not be required for the following.

Exemption from permit requirements of the Code shall not be deemed to grant authorization

for any work to be done in any manner in violation of the provisions of the Code or any other

laws or ordinances of this jurisdiction.

Building:

  1. One-story detached accessory structures used as tool and storage sheds, playhouses
    and similar uses, provided the floor area does not exceed 200 square feet.

 

If you have any other questions we recommend contacting the Clinton City Commmunity Development Department

 

Community Development

2267 North 1500 West

Clinton City, UT 84015

Phone: (801) 614-0740

Fax: (801) 614-0752

 

The above information is informational only and does not replace official city documents.

 

 

 

Farmington

 

Farmington City Storage Shed Building Permit Requirements:

 

The Farmington City website states that a building permit is required for accessory buildings.  However, we have contacted the Farmington Building Department and were told that they follow the International Building Code which states that any buildings 200 sq. ft. and smaller do not require a building permit.

 

We have confirmed this with a building official in Farmington and are confident in stating the following:

 

A building permit is not required for any storage shed, playhouse or other accessory building that is 200 sq. ft. or smaller.

 

All buildings larger than 200 sq. ft. do require a building permit

 

If you have any other questions, please contact the Farmington Building Department

 

Farmington Building Department

160 S. Main

Farmington, UT 84025

 

Phone: 801-451-2383

Fax:   801-451-2747

 

Office Hours: 8:00am - 5:00 pm

Monday-Friday

 

The above information is informational only and does not replace official city documents.

 

 

 

Fruit Heights

 

Fruit Heights City Storage Shed Building Permit Requirements:

 

Fruit Heights requires a building permit for all storage shed and accessory buildings to ensure that you meet the setback requirements for your property.

 

It is unclear if there is a charge for a shed building permit on their website.

 

If you have any questions, please contact the Fruit Heights Building Permits Department

 

 

The above information is informational only and does not replace official city documents.

 

 

 

Kaysville

 

Kaysville City Storage Shed Building Permit Requirements:

 

Kaysville City does not require a building permit for any shed or structure that is 200 sq. ft. or smaller.

However, you are required to follow zoning regulations which governs setback requirements

 

Below is the an excerpt from the Kaysville City Building Permits web page:

 

Detached Garages/Accessory Buildings:  Accessory buildings UNDER 200 square feet do not require a permit, but are required to follow zoning regulations.  If you are adding electrical and/or plumbing, then a permit will need to be issued for that portion.  Call the office for zoning details and setback requirements.

 

If you have any other questions please contact the Kaysville City Building Department.

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 

23 East Center Street

Kaysville, Utah 84037

 

Phone:

Building Department

801-544-1363

 

Code Enforcement, Engineering, Planning & Zoning, Business Licenses

801-546-1241

 

OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Friday

8:30 AM TO 5:00 PM

CLOSED HOLIDAYS

 

The above information is informational only and does not replace official city documents.

 

 

 

Layton

 

Layton City Storage Shed Building Permit Requirements:

 

Layton City does not require a building permit for any storage sheds unless it is larger than 200 sq. ft. or if it has electrical.

 

This information has been verified by the Layton Building Division Detached Garage and Shed Handout which states the following:

 

NOTE: Detached garages/sheds which are 200 square feet or smaller and have no electrical do not require a permit

 

All structures larger than 200 sq. ft. are required to have a building permit.

 

If you have any other

 

The above information is informational only and does not replace official city documents.

 

 

 

North Salt Lake

 

North Salt Lake City Storage Shed Building Permit Requirements:

 

The North Salt Lake City website does not have any specific information about what sizes of sheds require a building permit.  However, most cities in Davis County have adapted the International building code which states that any buildings 200 sq. ft. and smaller do not require a building permit.

 

We have not been able to verify this and we recommend contacting the

North Salt Lake Building Department:

 

Building Code Questions

Larry Palmer

Chief Building Official

Ph: (801) 335-8724

 

More information will be coming as soon as it is available...

 

The above information is informational only and does not replace official city documents.

 

 

 

South Weber

 

South Weber City Storage Shed Building Permit Requirements:

 

The South Weber City Website does not have any specific information about what sizes of sheds require a building permit.  However, most cities in Davis County have adapted the International building code which states that any buildings 200 sq. ft. and smaller do not require a building permit.

 

We have not been able to verify this and we recommend contacting the City

 

South Weber City website

801-479-3177

More information will be coming soon...

 

The above information is informational only and does not replace official city documents.

 

 

 

Sunset

 

Sunset City Storage Shed Building Permit Requirements:

 

Sunset City only requires a building permit on sheds, playhouses or other similar structures if they are larger than 200 sq. ft.

All buildings larger thatn 200 sq. ft. require a building permit.

 

This information has been verified on the Sunset City Building Permits web page.

 

Below is an excerpt from the Sunset city website on sheds and outbuildings.

BUILDING PERMITS

 

A PERMIT IS NEEDED FOR:

 

ALL NEW CONSTRUCTION (BOTH COMMERCIAL AND PRIVATE); HOUSES, GARAGES, CARPORTS, PORCH OR PATIO COVERINGS, SHEDS OVER 200 SQUARE FEET, AND FENCES. ALL REMODEL CONSTRUCTION (BOTH COMMERCIAL AND PRIVATE); CARPORT ENCLOSURERS, DECKS HIGHER THAN 6" OFF THE GROUND, ROOF PITCH CHANGES, ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBLING WORK, SWIMMING POOLS OVER 24" DEEP AND COMMERCIAL SIGNS.

 

If you have any other questions, please contact the Sunset City Building Department. 801-825-1628

 

The above information is informational only and does not replace official city documents.

 

 

 

Syracuse

 

Syracuse City Storage Shed Building Permit Requirements:

 

No building permit is required on sheds that are 200 sq. ft. or smaller in Syracuse City.

All buildings over 200 sq. ft do require a building permit.

 

This informations has been verified on the Syracuse Building Department web page.

 

Below is an excerpt from the Syracuse City Building Department web page.

 

Building Permits

 

Some items that are exempt from permits are: single story accessory structures (sheds) under 200 square feet, fences up to 6 feet in height, driveways up to 30 inches above grade, detached decks up to 30 inches in height and less than 200 square feet, pools that hold, less than 24 inches of water, portable heating and cooling equipment, changing light luminaries or replacing a switch or receptacle, minor repairs on plumbing or replacing a fixture, and minor repairs on mechanical equipment.

 

If you have any other questions, please contact the Syracuse City Building Dept.

801-614-9676 or 801-614-9670

 

The above information is informational only and does not replace official city documents.

 

 

 

West Bountiful

 

West Bountiful City Storage Shed Building Permit Requirements:

 

West Bountiful does not require any building permits for storage sheds or other accessory buildings that are 200 sq. ft. and smaller.

All buildings larger than 200 sq. ft do require a building permit.

 

this information has been verified by the Title 15 building code adopted by the city.

 

Below is an excerpt from the West Bountiful Code on Buildings and Construction.

 

15.08.020 Building permit...

 

G. A building permit shall not be required for the following:

         1. One-story detached accessory buildings used as tool and storage sheds, playhouses, and

              similar uses, provided the floor area does not exceed 200 square feet;

 

If you have any other questions about building permits, please contact the West Bountiful Building Department.

 

Ben White - City Engineer, Zoning Administrator

  801-292-4486 ext 108

  BWhite@wbcity.org

 

     Cathy Brightwell - Community Development, Zoning,

                                    Code Enforcement, Planning Commission

       801-292-4486 ext 103

       CBrightwell@wbcity.org

 

     Bev Haslam - Building permits, Community Development,

                            Zoning, Code Enforcement

       801-292-4486 ext 105

       BHaslam@wbcity.org

 

 Building Inspections (Sunrise Engineering)

     1-800-560-6151

 

The above information is informational only and does not replace official city documents.

 

 

 

West Point

 

West Point City Storage Shed Building Permit Requirements:

 

West Point does not require a building permit for shed that are 200 sq. ft. or smaller.  However, it is stated on their website that all of these structures must comply with zoning and setback regulations.  Those regulations may change depending on the zoning of your property.  We recommend contact the city offices for any questions about these regulations.

All sheds larger than 200 sq. ft. will require a building permit.

 

Below is an excerpt from the West Point Requirements for all Accessory Buildings handout.

 

1. Buildings that are 200 sq. ft. or less does not need a building permit but shall comply with zoning

regulations.

 

If you have any other questions about building permits, pleas contact the

West Point Building Department

801-776-0970

 

The above information is informational only and does not replace official city documents.

 

 

 

Woods Cross

 

Woods Cross City Storage Shed Building Permit Requirements:

 

Woods Cross does not require a building permit for any shed that is 200 sq. ft. or smaller as long as it meets the requirements of the Woods Cross City Zoning Ordinances.

All buildings larger than 200 sq. ft. will require a building permit.

 

We have confirmed this information on the Woods Cross Building Services web page.

 

Below is an excerpt form that web page.

 

A building permit is required for all construction within the city, excluding the following:

 

 

Also:

 

Accessory Buildings:

 

A permit is required to construct an accessory building (storage shed, detached garage, barn) that will be over 200 square feet in size.  For structures 200 square feet and under , no permit is required; however, all structures must comply with zoning setback requirements.  The structure is limited to height of the home not to exceed 25 feet high.

 

If you have any other questions about building permits, please contact the Woods Cross Building Services Division. 801-364-1465

 

The above information is informational only and does not replace official city documents.

 

 

 

 

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