Demolition Requirements

  • Proof of ownership is required for all demolition permits.
  • Bonds and licenses, LOC of 10,000 (LOC is Letter of Credit)
  • All demolition work is to be completed within 42 days upon issuance of permit.
  • Grading and drainage plans are required to be submitted to the Engineering Department if the site is not diligently pursued within 6 months of the issuance of permit.
  • A Letter of Credit can be in the form of cash.
  • The start of construction of a new proposed building or the approved grading plan for the site shall be completed 42 days after the demolition permit is issued.
  • Security fencing must be erected prior to the issuance and release of the demolition permit.
  • All utility disconnects (gas, electric, water and sewer) shall be complete and verified prior to the issuance and release of the demolition permit.
  • The site shall be inspected for compliance of all codes and ordinances prior to the issuance and release of the demolition.
  • The bond shall be for the contractor who is performing the demolition work.
  • It is advised to contact the Community Development Department, Building Division for any additional information needed.
  • Owner of property forfeits bonds or LOC if above not followed.