1. Two copies of a survey showing where the deck is to be located.
  2. A zoning permit application (Requires $25.00 check)
  3. A construction folder
  4. A building tech section.
  5. If property contains a well or septic, approval from Board of Health
  6. Two copies of plans sealed by an Architect or drawing by the homeowner (signed and dated).
  7. If any electric work is to be done, an electric tech section.
  8. If any plumbing work is to be done, a plumbing tech section


See Attached Examples and Descriptions

Inground Pools/ Above Ground Pools

Prior Approvals

  1. Approved soil movement or waiver from engineering.
  2. Board of Health approval.

Construction Office

  1. Zoning Permit Application. ($25.00 check required)
  2. Two surveys indicated pool location, fence/enclosure location, gate swings and locations, new patios, new retaining walls, new decks, pool equipment location, new sheds, new retaining walls, new decks, pool equipment location, new sheds and property grades.
  3. Two sealed copies of construction plans for the pool.
  4. Two sealed plans or plans drawn by the homeowner for any patios, decks, retaining walls and/or sheds.
  5. Specs for the pool equipment and pool heater as applicable.
  6. Specs for the pool fence/enclosure.
  7. Specs for gate self-closing and self-latching devices.
  8. Construction permit folder.
  9. Building Technical section
  10. Electric Technical section
  11. Plumbing Technical section and gas riser diagram as applicable.
  12. Specs for an above-ground pool ladder enclosure in lieu of complete enclosure.


See Attached Pool Fence Requirements

  1. Floor Plan Drawing
    1. The entire floor plan of the basement should be shown.
    2. Indicate the location of all new walls to be constructed
    3. Label the use of each room or space
    4. Show and label the size of all doors
    5. Show and label the size of all windows
    6. If new windows or doors are being added, show size, framing details for opening and provide a separate section drawing  showing sill heights from interior floor as well as grade heights on exterior.
    7. Identify the location of all mechanical equipement and provide proof of proper combustion air. (vents, louvers, etc.)
    8. If stairs are enclosed to create storage or closet space, indicate the area to be completely dry walled.
    9. If a bedroom is proposed, show egress window location and an interior/exterior section to show compliance with code requirements. Also indicate required smoke and carbon monoxide detector locations.
    10. If a bathroom, bar or kitchen is proposed, indicate all fixitures and provide required riser diagrams.
    11. Identify the location of all smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, new and existing. Indicate if exisiting will be relocated to new ceiling height.
    12. Provide an electrical lay-out showing all receptables, switches, exhaust fans and lighting locations. Identify type of lighting and receptacles. Identify location and clearance for all panels.


  1. Wall Section Drawing
    1. Provide the type of framing material and the spacing.
    2. Identify type and location of fire-stopping to be used
    3. Identify the type of bottom plate to be used
    4. Provide the insulation to be installed
    5. Provide the wall covering to be used
    6. Provide the type of ceiling to be installed
    7. Indicate the extent to which the walls will be spaced out from foundation walls


Note: Additional drawings may be required based on the installation of windows, doors, new stairs, guardrails, etc.


See Sample Drawings