Miscellaneous PermitsResidential Permits

Patio Cover

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Required Inspections:

  1.  Foundation /Prepour Inspection – Proper dowel rods and spacing, proper mesh or steel installed, proper width and slope, expansion material and spacing
  2.  Set Back Inspection-Locate and Expose the Property Iron Pins and install a string line to form an outline of where patio is to be constructed/placed on property. If existing property pins cannot be located, the property boundary must be established by measurement from existing benchmarks or by placement of new property marks through a registered survey.**
  3.  Building Final Inspection – Property Iron Pins shall be left exposed for final inspection.

*If electrical is part of project, additional permitting and inspections may apply.

**The Owner/Contractor is responsible to properly locate the property lines; locate pins on survey, and assuring that the work is completed in compliance with applicable codes and ordinances.

Submittal Requirements

  • Completed Residential Miscellaneous Application.
  • Official Site Survey indicating the property lines and proposed Patio Cover, Pergola, Arbor location with dimensions and construction drawings.
  • Sun City Modification Approval Letter (only for Sun City)

Permit Process

  • Apply online at www.mygovernmentonline.org.
  • Select Deck, Arbor, Patio, Patio Cover in drop down box when applying.
  • Pay Permit Fee of $41.00.
  • Application submittal process is complete, project # is assigned. Payment must be made in order to initiate plan review process.
  • Allow ten (10) business days for plan review.
  • Notification will be sent via e-mail from noreply@scpdc.org .
  • Start construction.
  • Request required inspections – All inspections must be requested at www.mygovernmentonline.org by 3:00pm for the next business day