Building Department

Summit County Community Development COVID-19 Response Plan


Updated: March 30, 2020

Public Health Order - Stay at Home

Orden de Salud - Quédese en Casa

Specific service adjustments to the Community Development Department include:

Offices

Customer inquiries will be received by email and phone. In person interaction at the Summit County Courthouse and the Richins Services Building is not available while the Stay at Home Order is in effect.

Building Permits

Permits can continue to be applied for through the Summit County E360 permitting software system. https://summit.co.ut.eprocess360.com/login/link/dashboard

Permits will be reviewed and issued online just as they are now.

Building and Code Enforcement Inspections

Inspections and site visits will be prioritized and anticipated to be provided in a timely manner. However, service levels may vary in accordance with Health Department recommendations. Code enforcement concerns will be prioritized and enforced to the extent possible via email and phone calls. Site visits will be minimized.

Planning Department

Planning questions will be answered via telephone or e-mail. Please call (435) 336-3124 or e-mail at mhardy@summitcounty.org 

While we understand that some of these precautionary measures may be an inconvenience, they are being implemented out of an abundance of caution for the community. We appreciate your patience, understanding and support. Summit County is committed to providing services with consideration of the health and safety of our staff and the public.

Permits

Summit County requires a Building Permit for the construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, movement, improvement, removal, conversion, or demolition of any building or structure. Permits are also required for solar PV installations. NOTE: Solar PV installation building permit fees have been waived through Dec. 31, 2020.

There are exceptions for:

  • Commercial accessory buildings less than 120 square feet
  • Residential accessory buildings less than 200 square feet 
  • Certain agricultural buildings
  • Fences less than 7 feet in height

EPROCESS 360 Online Building Permit Review

All submission, review, and issuance of Building Permits will be through our online program, EPROCESS 360. We no longer accept paper plans, nor perform "over-the-counter" reviews.

For instructions on how to register for an account, create a building application, schedule an inspection, or for answers to commonly asked questions please refer to our FAQ sheet (PDF).

Apply for a permit or schedule inspections

Building Permit Review Process Flowchart (PDF)

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