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Information Required for Building Permits

To obtain a building permit from the City of Victoria, the following information is required:

  • A complete and signed building permit and the accompanying supplemental permit form:
    • New Residential (Form A)
    • Commercial and Industrial (Form B)
    • Remodel/Renovation/Reside/Reroof & Window/Door Replacement by Homeowner (Form C)
    • Remodel/Renovation/Reside/Reroof & Window/Door Replacement by Contractor (Form D)
  • A ventilation computation worksheet (category/house)
  • An exterior Envelope Average U Computation form to be submitted by the applicant at the same time the Building Permit Application
  • Two (2) complete sets of construction plans
  • Two (2) copies of a certified survey by a registered surveyor prepared with information contained in the Survey Requirements
  • If applicable, an individual sewage disposal design, including percolation tests, for two possible sites
  • Two (2) copies of an erosion control plan for the site
    • The plan must be inititated before the building permit is issued and scheduled before excavation
    • Provide silt-screen fencing, re-seeding and landscaping and other control methods as appropriate
  • A copy of the submitted MCWD Erosion Control Permit Application packet

Additional Building Permit Requirements
All applications are also subject to the Victoria City Code of Ordinances, which are enforced by the Planning / Zoning Administrator. If you have any further questions concerning these areas, we suggest that you contact the city offices at 952-443-4210.

Setback Requirements
The setback requirements vary between the different subdivisions. Please verify all setback distances with the city offices.