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Alteration and Repair Permit

Permit Description

Any construction or renovation to an existing structure, to include space reconfiguration, replacement in kind, repairs etc.

Submission Requirements

  1. For interior renovations such as kitchen or bathroom remodeling and interior renovation of an existing commercial space, Alteration and Repair is the appropriate permit type.
  2. Architectural plans are needed for review.
  3. If f the project is less than 1000 square feet, it can be reviewed as a Digital Walk-through.
  4. If your project exceeds 1000 square feet, it it will be reviewed within 30 business days.

Application Process

  1. If you are submitting and application for a one- or two-family residential project, please use the DCRA Permit Wizard. For all other projects, please click Apply for a Permit button below.
  2. Begin your permit application under the permit type of Alteration and Repair.
  3. Complete all required questions/fields (i.e. alteration and repair cost)
  4. Upload a formal quote, contract agreement or MS report and submit to pay the filing fee.
  5. Your application will be reviewed for next steps to begin the plan review process. (Please view our plan review criteria for the two types of plan review)


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