Building Permits

A Building Permit is required for all construction within the City, excluding the following:

  • One story detached accessory structures of less than 200 square feet
  • Floor coverings in residential buildings
  • Interior wall coverings in residential buildings

Building questions, permits and/or inspection requests should be directed to the Building and Safety Permit Technician at 801-568-7251 or by email at smccarthy@sandy.utah.gov

Any permits for work done in the public way (excavation, curb cutting, etc.) need to be applied for through the Public Works Department (801-568-2999)

Sandy City currently utilizes and enforces the following codes:

  • 2012 Edition of the International Building Code
  • 2012 Edition of the International Residential Code
  • 2012 Edition of the International Mechanical Code
  • 2012 Edition of the International Plumbing Code
  • 2011 Edition of the National Electrical Code
  • 2012 Edition of the International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2009 Edition of the International Energy Conservation Code
  • 1997 Edition of the Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings
  • 2012 Edition of the International Existing Building Code