An Improvement Location Permit is required for new residential structures and additions or expansions to residential structures. Residential structures include homes, duplex, townhouses, apartments, manufactured homes, mobile homes, etc. Permits are also required for foundation replacement and electrical service upgrades, as well as a new roof being installed by a contractor.
Improvement Location Permits are also required for accessory structures, including pole barns, signs, towers, garages, carports, decks that are attached to a house, sheds larger than 300 square feet and/or placed on a permanent foundation, swimming pools and other accessory buildings.
Improvement Location Permits are required for new commercial and industrial buildings and additions or expansions of these buildings.
This is not an all-inclusive list. If a particular project is not listed, please contact the City of Butler Planning Department at 260-868-5200 or firstname.lastname@example.org