Salt Lake City

Building Services

(801) 535-6000 |

Building Permits

News & Updates:

[Updated December 1st, 2021]
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: The Salt Lake City Building Permits Office is closed to the public except by appointment . 

Click here to schedule an appointment us. Appointments are only being offered for those who need technical assistance applying for a building permit, we do not offer in-office plan review. Our office will continue to only accept electronic permit and plan submissions, paper applications and plans will not be accepted for review. All appointments are required to be scheduled 24 hours in advance. If you have questions about our appointment process, please contact us at 801-535-7968 or

~ Building Code is currently reviewing 38 logged-in projects accepted for plan review on Oct 28th

~ Fire Code is currently reviewing 49 projects in queue accepted for plan review on Nov 11th

For the month of October 2021 Building Services:

~ Issued 874 Permits ~
~ Completed 3,061 Building Inspections ~
~ Issued 114 Certificate of Occupancies ~

Self Help & General Information

All permit applications must be submitted electronically through the Citizen Access Portal.

Application and plan review submission instructions are available under Self Help Instructions

Plan Review Pre-Screening Checklists are available online and should be included with a Plan Review Submission:

After permit issuance, inspections can be scheduled through the Citizen Access Portal


Credit Card and E-Check payments are accepted made through the Citizen Access Portal.

Paper check payments are accepted by mailing the check with the appropriate invoice to the Salt Lake City Treasury.

Checks received without an invoice cannot be processed.

Send checks with invoice to:
Salt Lake City Treasury
Attn: Cashier’s Office
P.O. Box 145462
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-5462

Contact Information

Building Services Staff Directory 

Inspection Scheduling and One-Stop Development Phone Tree – 801-535-6000

General Questions: 

Building Permit Information – 801.535.7968 or Email SLCPermits

Permit Fee Estimates

Zoning/Planning Inquiries – 801.535.7700

Certificate of Occupancy, TCO, and Refund Requests – Email Permits.Mail


Salt Lake City & County Building
451 South State Street, Room 215
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Parking Information
Metered parking on State Street, 200 East, and 500 South.

Short-term parking east side of the building. Public parking below the Library.

Hours of Operation
7:30 am – 4:30 pm
**UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: The Salt Lake City Building Permits Office is closed to the public except by appointment **

All visitors are required to follow all recent covid guidence