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Construction in Westwood Hills generally requires a building permit unless you are undertaking minor repairs such as: painting, decorating, minor landscaping, patching and maintenance.  You need a permit for all of the following:

Demolishing a structure

Major landscaping

Replacing a roof

Installing exterior mechanical equipment

Replacing windows

Adding on to an existing structure

Building a porch

Replacing an air conditioner compressor and moving its location

Installing siding

Building a fence, retaining wall, or installing a hedge

Installing a skylight

Installing a detached children’s playhouse

Driveway replacement

Construction of a dormer

Plumbing, Electrical and Mechanical work

Building a deck

This list is not all inclusive.
Please view the City Ordinances here or contact the Westwood Hills City Clerk for additional information.

Forms and information

Application for permit form

Adjoining Owner Property Signature Form

2014 Building Permit Summary of Documents Required

SHPO Examples of Qualifying Costs for Tax Credits

SHPO State Rehabilitation Tax Credits

Building Permit Flow Chart

Building Permits for the City of Westwood  Hills