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Permits & Applications

Building Permits / Inspection Forms

Building Permit Application - Completed permit applications may be submitted to the building permit department. Questions? Call 304-842-8218.

Contractor / Sub-Contractor Report Forms

Final Inspection Requirements

Building Codes

Permit Required:

A permit shall be obtained before beginning new construction, alteration, additions, demolition or repairs other than ordinary repairs. 

  • For questions about Building Permits, please call 304-842-8218.
  • For zoning questions, please call 304-842-8209.
  • For building code requirements, please call 304-842-8237.

Fee Schedule:

$25.00 for the first two thousand and $15.00 per thousand up to total cost of $200,000. $10 per thousand thereafter. Cost is determined by total cost of materials and labor.

***Construction amounts rounded to the next highest thousand.

Types of Inspections Performed:

  • Site zoning inspection
  • Footing / foundation
  • Damp proof / foundation drains
  • Framing
  • Rough plumbing
  • Service utility
  • Rough electrical
  • Rough mechanical
  • Concrete
  • Insulation
  • Drywall
  • Use & Occupancy

The City of Bridgeport enforces the State Building Code which consists of the following (effective July 25, 2022):

  • International Building Code 2018 (with Amendments)
  • International Residential Code for One and Two Family Dwellings 2018 (with Amendments)
  • International Plumbing Code 2018
  • International Mechanical Code 2018
  • International Fuel Gas Code 2015
  • International Property Maintenance Code 2018
  • International Energy Conservation Code 2015 (for Residential Buildings)
  • ICC/ANSI A 117.1 Standards for Accessibility & Usable Buildings & Facilities/2009
  • International Existing Building Code 2015 (with Amendments)
  • ANSI-ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1.2013 (for Commercial Buildings)
  • NFPA 70, National Electric Code/2020
  • NFPA 101 Life Safety Code/2009
  • International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2018

City of Bridgeport Zone Map

Building Codes-304-842-8237 / Zoning-304-842-8209