Building: Permit Forms and Information

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The Building Division office is located in City Hall at 2355 Trane Rd., Bullhead City, AZ  86442.  Building staff can be reached by calling (928) 763-0124.  Faxes can be sent to (928) 763-0131.
 
The following handouts have been compiled in order to outline the most common type of permit submittals.  All requirements for a specific project type may not be listed.  

Notice:


To conform to certain Arizona Revised Statutes the City has updated the following forms:

  • Permit Application
  • Declaration of Intent
  • Building and Zoning Permits guide

Effective 04/01/2018, the previous forms will no longer be accepted.

FORMS AND HANDOUTS ARE FORMATTED TO PRINT BEST AS 1-SIDED TO 2-SIDED (IF SUPPORTED BY YOUR PRINTER)


A message from the Arizona Registrar of Contractors regarding "Owner Builder" permits:

AZ ROC regarding OWNER BUILDER permits

 


Applications:

Permit Application

Declaration Of Intent

 


Timelines:

Building and Zoning Permits guide

 

Permit Handouts:

Building Codes and Design Criteria

Work Exempt From Permits

2006 International Residential Code (excerpts)

Single Family Dwelling

Standard Plans for SFDs (building multiples of same model)

Model Home Sales Office Complex

Awning / Carport

Garage

Grading  - Building Division

Grading - Engineering Division from Procedures Manual

Room Addition

Manufactured Home

Park Trailer

PV and Wind Alternative Energy

Solar Water Heater


Swimming Pools and Spas:

Swimming Pool Spa

          Swimming Pool Spa - 2018 letter to contractors

Storable Swimming Pool


Fences and Retaining Walls:

Fences: A City Building/Zoning permit is no longer required for the construction of fences that are 6’ or less in height and are not retaining.  Fences must meet City municipal code location, height and material requirements.  Fences to be constructed in a recorded easement require a City Encroachment permit.

Retaining Walls: A permit is required:

Retaining Wall

Encroachment Application


Commercial and Multi-Family:

Commercial Multi-Family

Grading - Building Division

Grading - Engineering Division from Procedures Manual

Modular Commercial Building

Sign

Outside Agency Approvals with Map

BHC Fire Dept - plan submittal requirements

Water Resource Fee Calculation Form


Electrical:

Electrical Load Calculation - associated with site built home

Electrical Load Calculation - associated with manufactured home

MEC Residential Electrical  - replacement main service

MEC Residential Electrical  - pedestal

Unisource Residential Electrical  - replacement main service

Other:

 Boat Docks and Launch Ramps

 Insulation Installation

 Energy Efficiency - Insulation

 Medical Marijuana 2013

 Portal Frame Detail - APA

 Residential Plan Attachment

Stairs - Residential 

 Utility Providers

 Windows - Replacement

 


Information from Other Agencies:

 

The Bullhead City Fire Department has changed their plan submittal policy effective 01/22/2018:

BHC Fire Dept. plan submittal notice 01.11.2018

The Arizona Department of Fire, Building and Life Safety has adopted the 2012 International Fire Code, effective date 01/03/2016.   For additional information contact the Bullhead City Fire Department at 928-754-2001.

AZ Dept of Fire Bldg and Life Safety memo 12.02.2015

 


Information from Utility Providers:

Frontier Communications - Developer Requirements for Telco


Accessibility Information:

2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design ** Warning: this is a large file (279 pages / 4.91 MB) **

2010 ADA Update: A Primer for Small Business

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