Building Department


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.

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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