Building Permits

The Community Development Department issues permits for any construction, which occurs on private property. Private citizens, commercial and residential developers, utility companies and contractors must obtain a permit to initiate any improvement project. Your Building Application Packet will include an application form, submittal requirements, fees, permit regulations and permit procedures.

Guide to the Permitting Process

Self Certification Program for Building Permits

The Self-Certification Program for Building Permits is another way in which the City of Surprise is committed to enhancing customer service for our building community, while ensuring safety standards remain our number one priority. Learn more...

Building Permit / Plan Review Downloads

The Building Permit / Plan Review application is for the following:

  • Commercial Permits
  • Engineering Plan Reviews
  • Fence Permits
  • Fire Plan Reviews
  • Landscape Permits
  • Pool Permits
  • Residential Permits
  • Sign Permits
  • Utility Permits