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Building Division - Permits & Inspections

Commercial Permits

  • 3 sets of scaled construction drawings "wet stamped" required on 2 of 3 sets
  • 2 copies of "wet stamped" structural calculations

Residential Permits

  • 2 sets of scaled stamped construction drawings - maximum size requirement 18 x 24 or 11 x 17
  • 2 copies of stamped structural calculations
  • Site Plan - 2 copies (Draw to City specifications - minimum 20 scale)
  • Energy Code Compliance Form - 2 copies (only required for new dwellings)

Detached Sign Permit
(Items listed below must be submitted in person and should be either 8.5 x 11 or 11 x 17)

  • 2 Copies of sign attachment details and drawings
  • 2 Copies of sign design and measurement including length of building frontage

Attached Sign Permit
(Items listed below must be submitted in person and should be either 8.5 x 11 or 11 x 17)

  • 2 Copies of a sign plan, showing setbacks and property frontage measurement
  • 2 Copies of engineering for footings
  • 2 Copies of sign design and measurements
  • Signs must meet clear view standards as outline in 19.16.080 of the Layton City Municipal Code (clear view handout)

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)


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