Do I need a permit for a new driveway or to work on an existing driveway?

Yes, an Encroachment Permit is required to do any work on your driveway. All driveways are to be paved with an acceptable material, have an associated BMP to manage the Stormwater runoff, and comply with TRPA land coverage regulations. Please contact the Permit Center for any questions regarding the work that can be performed on your new or existing driveway.

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1. How do I schedule an inspection?
2. When is my inspection?
3. Do you have the original plans for my house? If not, what should I do?
4. Can I submit my Building Permit application online?
5. What is the status of my Building Permit or Plan Submittal?
6. How long does a Plan Review of a project take to be completed?
7. Can I add a shed without a Building Permit?
8. Do I need a permit to build a deck if I am replacing “like for like”?
9. Do I need a permit for a window change-out?
10. Do I need a permit for a new driveway or to work on an existing driveway?
11. Do I need a permit to build a fence?
12. Do I need a permit for a canopy or carport?
13. How do I get permit information on a house I want to purchase?
14. How do I find out the coverage for my property?
15. How can I find out what the square footage of my home is?
16. Who should I speak to about defensible space or to schedule a defensible space inspection?
17. Who can I speak to about allocations/development rights?
18. How much are fees?
19. Where can I find more information about Building Codes?
20. How do I file a housing complaint?
21. How do I file a noise complaint?
22. Who do I speak to about tree removal?
23. Who should I talk to about drainage issues?
24. Who can I talk to if I have questions about Business Licenses?
25. How do I apply for a marriage license?
26. I don't really know where to start. Who can point me in the right direction?
27. I have an ADA question, who do I speak to?