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Building Permit Online Portal
NOTICE: As of September 5, 2019 Layton City has migrated to a new fully digital building and sign permit applications portal. In this new portal you will be able to submit your application and plans, track the status of your application, and request inspections. The first time you login you will be required to create username and password, user logins associated with the previous system will not work. Click here for a Guide to Setting Up an Account .

Checklists, Handouts, & Illustrations

Design Criteria - Engineering Design Criteria & Adopted Building Codes

Residential Single Family Dwelling Plan Submittal Checklist - Items to be included with building plans (Checklist must be submitted with plans)

Basement Finish
Basement Finish/Remodel Handout - Requirements for a residential basement finish/remodel

Basement Finish/Remodel Plan Submittal Checklist - Items to be included on building plans (Checklist must be submitted with plans)

Basement Finish/Remodel Site Plan Sample


Deck / Patio / Yard / Carport
Deck Requirements Handout - Requirements for a residential decks

Front, Rear and Side Yard Sample Site Plan - Site plan showing where the front, rear and side yards are located on corner and inside building lots

Hard Surfaces (Maximum Coverage Sample Site Plan) - Site plan calculating the maximum allowed hard surface for a single family lots to be used when considering adding a deck, patio, shed, garage, addition, paved surface area, etc.

Residential Carport/Covered Patio/Deck Handout - Requirements for building carports and covered patios/decks

Residential Carport Sample Site Plan - Sample site plan showing required setbacks and buildable locations for carports

Residential Covered Patios/Decks Sample Site Plan - Sample site plan showing setback encroachment limitations of deck and covered patio


Residential Addition / Attached Garage
Residential Addition/Attached Garage Handout - Requirements for building an addition/attached garage

Residential Addition/Attached Garage Plan Submittal Checklist - Items to be included on building plans (Checklist must be submitted with plans)

Residential Addition/Attached Garage Sample Site Plan - Site plan showing setbacks required and buildable locations for additions and garages


Detached Garage / Shed
Residential Detached Garage/Shed Handout - Requirements for building a detached garage/shed

Residential Detached Garage/Shed Plan Submittal Checklist - Items to be included on building plans (Checklist must be submitted with plans)

Residential Detached Garage/Shed Sample Site Plan - Site plan showing required setbacks and buildable locations for accessory structures such as detached garages and sheds


Solar Panels
Residential Solar Panel Plan Submittal Checklist - Items to be included on building plans (Checklist must be submitted with plans)


Contact

Building Division - Permits & Inspections
437 N Wasatch Dr
Layton, UT 84041

Phone Numbers:
(801) 336-3760

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