What is the processing time for a permit?
Typical review time for most residential projects is five (5) to seven (7) business days; provided all required information is submitted and all contractors have become registered with the City.

Typical review time for most commercial projects is to seven (7) to ten (10) business days; provided all required information is submitted and all contractors have become registered with the City.

For new construction, such as new homes, industrial buildings, commercial buildings, etc., review time is typically seven (7) to ten (10) working days; provided all required information is submitted. New construction permits are reviewed by multiple departments, requiring longer review times in some instances.

If a plan review has been rejected, a letter will be sent to the applicant requesting further information. Once the required information is received, a re-review of the permit will be performed within the above time frames, depending on project type.

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1. When is a Building Permit required?
2. When is a Building Permit not required?
3. Who is responsible for obtaining a permit?
4. What is the processing time for a permit?
5. What type of payment do you accept?
6. How can I find my plat of survey?
7. What codes does the City of Lockport follow?
8. How long is a permit valid?
9. How can I be sure the contractor I have chosen is trustworthy?
10. Are contractors required to register with the Building Department?
11. I am a homeowner, can I complete work on my own home?
12. What is J.U.L.I.E. and what is the number?
13. What are the swimming pool regulations within the City of Lockport?
14. Why is a street bond required for my project?