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This depends on the project. Additions, garages, sheds, pools, roofs, and siding all require building permits. Fences do not require a building permit within the City of Milford but must conform to the building codes. The county you reside in may require permits for fences. You should check with your homeowners association for any submission requirements for building permits.
Each zoning district has different setbacks and area regulations. To find your specific zoning district, use the City’s Parcel and Zoning Mapping Application. Use and area regulations, including setbacks, are found in Chapter 230, Article III. For more information or help with zoning, land use or setback questions, please call us at (302) 424-8396 option 6.
You will need to schedule a final inspection after you finish your projects. You can schedule an inspection by phone at (302) 424-8396 option 3.