Permits are obtained by submitting an electronic application on the Permit Portal


The following steps must be followed when using the Permit Portal:

1. Create a New Account (click on the Login or Register button) or if you already have an account (sign In through this button). Please note for new account registration: After account is approved, an email from [email protected] will be sent with further instructions. 

2. After you sign on, click on the Permit button.

3. Find the permit that you are looking for and click on the Apply blue button to start the process.

4. Fill in all information leaving no blanks.

Sec. 8-46 of the Municipal Code restricts the use and placement of portable storage units and requires a permit.  In residential zones, one (1) portable storage container per property is allowed for no more than sixty (60) days per twelve month period. Portable storage containers cannot be placed in a public right-of-way (i.e. the street or on-street parking space) and must be at least 6 ft. from any property line. The maximum allowable size is: 8 ft. in height, 8 ft. in width, and 16 ft. in length. The fee for a portable storage container permits is $25.00.

Permit Category


Fire Marshal & Permit Services

The Department of the Fire Marshal and Permit Services (FMPS) is divided into two Divisions who are responsible for the management and enforcement of the City’s codes and ordinances as it relates to wide range of areas, to include building and property standards, fire and life safety standards, rental housing licenses and permitting services.