Building Permit Resource Center

Whether you are a commercial developer or a resident adding a new patio to your home, our team welcomes your business and is at your service.

We offer the following steps to help guide you along the way to ensure a pleasurable experience from plan submittal and review to permitting and final inspection.

NEW! Self-Certification Program for Building Permits

Learn about the benefits of the Self-Certification Program.

Building Permit Guide
Below is a stepped guide for obtaining a building permit in the City of Surprise.
  1. Step 1
  2. Step 2
  3. Step 3
  4. Step 4
  5. Step 5
  6. Step 6
  7. Final Step
Visit The Development Services Center

Visit our Development Services Center, conveniently located in the lobby of City Hall, 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza - map/directions.

Man applys for a permit at services center windowMeet with our customer service representative at our Information Center about your needs and he or she will be able to guide you onto the next appropriate step, which may include a pre-submittal meeting or concept meeting for design services.

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