Permits are obtained by submitting an electronic application on the Permit Portal https://portal.cityoflaurel.org/Energov_Prod/SelfService#/home
The following steps must be followed when using the Permit Portal:
- Create a New Account (click on the Login or Register button) or if you already have an account (sign In through this button). Please note for new account registrations: After account is approved, an email from [email protected] will be sent with further instructions.
- After you sign on, click on the Permit button.
- Find the permit that you are looking for and click on the Apply blue button to start the process.
- Fill in all information leaving no blanks.
$150.00 as of July 1, 2021.
Building Plans detailing the proposed construction are required and shall include wall framing details and dimensions. All plans shall be uploaded in PDF format via the online permit portal. Plans shall be submitted in a single PDF file.
Life Safety Review/Sprinkler Permit application is only required for sprinklered homes. Converting a basement into a separate, rentable dwelling unit is not permitted in most residential zones.
Residential Home Improvement