One Stop Permit

One stop permitting provides an expedient method of issuing residential building permits.

Permits Eligible for One Stop Permitting

  • Addition to an existing house (1200 square feet or less, does not include permits for bedroom additions on a septic system)
  • Decks and porches (with or without a roof and screen)
  • Garages no larger than 900 square feet including second floor
  • Interior alterations to existing house (no kitchens and no bedrooms if on a septic system)
  • Swimming pools including pool barrier permits, not to exceed 2500 square feet
  • Tool sheds (greater than 200 but less than 900 square feet)


Hours of one stop permitting are 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Permits for the Town of Ashland are not eligible for one stop permitting.