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Planning & Zoning/Building Services

The Planning & Zoning Department is responsible for preparing and maintaining the City's Comprehensive Plan, administering and enforcing zoning and subdivision regulations, enforcing building codes, and carrying out ordinances for permits and inspection. The department is also responsible for implementing community development and economic development programs and filling the role of the City's redevelopment authority.

How to submit a Building Permit

Building Permit Fees Schedule


Building Permits Are Needed For:

New Home Construction(Fee-based on square footage)
Finishing Basements(Fee-based on square footage)
Additions to Homes(Fee-based on square footage)
Dumpsters & Portable Storage Units to Homes(No Charge to $25 Fee)
Major Remodels(Minimum Fee $25.00)
Fences($25.00 Fee)
Decks($25.00 Fee)
Sheds($25.00 Fee)
Re-Roofing($25.00 Fee)
Re-Siding($25.00 Fee)
Window Replacement involving re-framing($25.00 Fee)


If you are not sure if a building permit is needed for the work you are doing, please contact Kevin at 498-5192 or email to discuss the type of work.

Planning & Zoning Board Member Application

Planning & Zoning Meeting Dates

All meetings are at 5:30 pm at Tea City Hall.

  • 2nd Tuesdays (January, February, March, October, November, December)
  • 2nd & 4th Tuesdays (April, May, June, July, August, September) 

City Hall

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