Why do I need to show surface waters on my property?
The town is concerned about protection of the areas surrounding surface waters known as the riparian buffer. To do this, the town regulates what and how improvements may be done in these sensitive areas. If you are planning to place a structure or do any site work near surface waters, contact Matt Osborn at before you begin to determine if you need further review.Contact Matt Osborn.

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1. When do I need a zoning/building permit?
2. What do I need to submit with the zoning/building permit application?
3. Why do I need to show surface waters on my property?
4. Can I locate the structures anywhere on the property?
5. Do I need a Zoning/Building Permit for a fence, hedge or retaining wall?
6. How do I find out if my property is in a flood plain and do I need any special approvals before I can construct?
7. What approvals are required for commercial properties?
8. Do I need a zoning/building permit to construct a driveway?
9. Are there fees associated with obtaining a building/zoning permit?
10. How long does it take to process a permit?
11. Must construction begin and be completed within a specified time period after I receive a permit?
12. What should I do if there is a change in the project after I have received the permit?
13. How do I apply for an administrative approval?
14. What do I do after the project is completed?