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Permit Application

Effective March 1st, 2017

The following permit applications will be
completely processed online


Building: Additions or Renovations, Commercial or Residential

Building: Minor Construction / Renovation / and Miscellaneous Activities

Building: New Construction - Commercial or Residential

Building: Tenant Fit-Up/New Use/Change in Use

Building: Home Occupation 1 or 2

Building: Temporary Structure / Use


Commercial Hood/Fire Suppression  system permit application

Electrical Permit: Commercial

Electrical Permit: Residential

Mechanical/Gas Permit: Residential

Plumbing Permit: Residential

Plumbing/Mechanical Permit: Commercial


Permit Applications for Street Encumbrances...


The remaining permit applications will be processed online on a later date. 


*ViewPoint Cloud is the software that powers the City of Portsmouth's new online permitting center.
Through ViewPoint you can apply for a variety of City Inspection permits online.  With this new system,
you will be able to: submit an application from anywhere 24/7, monitor the status of the application online,
and receive notifications via email as your application is reviewed and processed.


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