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.
Return to the Permit Application Forms Page