Code Enforcement/Permits

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a permit? Maybe, here are the most common things that need a permit as a resident in Maumelle: • Home Based Businesses • Decks • Fences... • Solar panels/Generators • Sprinkler Systems • Sun Rooms / Porch Enclosures • Portable Storage – (POD, Go-Mini, etc.) • Water Heater Replacements • Accessory Structure – (Storage Building) • HVAC Replacement – (Condenser, Evaporator, Furnace) • Pool – (Any size that needs a filter) • Adding Electrical circuits • Adding plumbing fixtures • Remodels & Room Additions • Excavations (digging) close to a street

Home owners that live in the house may make most repairs to their home themselves, but you will still need a permit for the items listed above and will need to do the work in compliance with applicable codes. This work does require one or more inspections depending on the work being done. If you are going to hire any of the above items done, make sure the service company has purchased the permit for the work.

Permits Required
  • Additions and Remodeling of Existing Structures
  • Commercial & Industrial Signs
  • Construction of Residential, Commercial and Industrial Structures
  • Decks
  • Electrical, Plumbing, and Mechanical (HVAC) Installations & Replacements
  • Excavations on City Property
  • Fences
  • Home Based Business or Occupation
  • Water Heater Replacement
  • Portable Storage Containers
  • Storage Buildings or Accessory Structure
  • Storm Shelter
  • Swimming Pools
  • Underground Yard Sprinklers & Spigots

 

 

Ordinances Enforced
  • Accessibility of City Buildings & Facilities
  • Automobiles
  • Boats, Trailers, and Recreational Vehicle
  • Commercial Building Standards
  • Landscaping of Vehicular Use Areas
  • Nuisance Abatement
  • Residential Building Codes
  • Sign Regulations
  • Storm Water Drainage
  • Storm Water Pollution and Erosion Control
  • Swimming Pools
  • Vehicle Parking and Storage
  • Yard Waste
 *Attention Home Owners

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a permit?
Maybe, here are the most common things that need a permit as a resident in Maumelle:
• Home Based Businesses
• Decks • Fences
• Solar panels/Generators
• Sprinkler Systems
• Sun Rooms / Porch Enclosures
• Portable Storage – (POD, Go-Mini, etc.)
• Water Heater Replacements • Accessory Structure – (Storage Building)
• HVAC Replacement – (Condenser, Evaporator, Furnace) • Pool – (Any size that needs a filter)
• Adding Electrical circuits
• Adding plumbing fixtures
• Remodels & Room Additions
• Excavations (digging) close to a street

Home owners that live in the house may make most repairs to their home themselves, but you will still need a permit for the items listed above and will need to do the work in compliance with applicable codes. This work does require one or more inspections depending on the work being done. If you are going to hire any of the above items done, make sure the service company has purchased the permit for the work.