Building Permits

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

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

  • One-story detached accessory buildings less than 200 square feet
  • Floor coverings (carpet, tile, hardwood, etc.) for residential development
  • Interior wall coverings (wallpaper, paint, paneling) for residential development

Building Permit applications can be picked up at Sandy City Hall, 10000 Centennial Parkway, Suite 210.  Building Permit fees are adopted yearly by the Sandy City Council as part of the yearly budget.  The current Fee Schedule is available at City Hall.

The Sandy City Building Permit application may be downloaded and submitted in person to the Building Department at City Hall.

This Sub-Contractor Permit may be downloaded and submitted to the Building Department via fax at 801-568-7278 for the following:


  • Furnace Change-outs
  • Residential Air Conditioning Change-outs
  • Water Heater Replacement


  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Mechanical