Yes. If building a concrete patio / wood deck, a permit is required. If hiring a contractor, the contractor must apply for the permit. Please note, no permit will be issued which will exceed the allowable impervious coverage amount for any lot. Impervious coverage is any hard surface / man-made area that does not readily absorb or retain water. Please contact City staff for information. Following are requirements for submittal (include, but may not be limited to): •Miscellaneous Permit Application (available at City Hall or on the City website) •Material list •Site plan showing proposed location, distances from property lines •Detail frame drawing (deck) •Copy of contract (if hiring contractor) Plans are reviewed once a week, although, plan review time may vary depending on workload and availability to accomplish a review.