Single Family Residential Building Process

Brian Head Town requires a building permit review process to secure the general purposes and objectives of the Land Management Code and ensure that the general appearance and public safety of buildings, structures, and development are harmonious and complementary to a mountain resort town.

You must obtain a design review approval and a valid building permit from Brian Head Town for the following actions 

  • Constructing a new single-family residential building
  • Addition to a single-family residential building which expands the footprint (including decks)
  • Structural, mechanical, electrical, and/or plumbing alterations to a single-family residential building

Submittal Requirements 

Submittal Requirements 
  • Please contact Town offices during normal business hours.  

Required Permits & Approvals:
  • Design Review Approval 
  • Grading & Excavating Permit 
  • Tree Removal Permit: Removing trees over 6” diameter 
  • Retaining Wall Approval: Over 12’ height or 100’ length must be approved Planning Commission)
  • Building Permit 

Review Process:
  • Completed Application Submitted
  • Fees & Security Submitted
  • Town Planning & Building Review
    • Engineering Review
    • Wildland Urban Interface Evaluation
  • Town Design Approval
  • Structural Review
  • Building Permit Issued
  • Initial Grading / Tree Evaluation - prior to commencing work)
  • Required Building Code Inspections 
  • Water & Sewer Connections 
  • Exterior Cladding Confirmation - ensure materials match approved submittal prior to installation)
  • Re-seeding Inspection 
  • Final Planning & Building Approval 
  • Final Approval & Certificate of Occupancy 
  • Security Release

Standards for Review:
  1. The proposed uses, structure and site improvements shall conform to the following:
    1. Town General Plan;
    2. Zoning regulations of Title 9 Chapter 7 and other relevant sections of the Brian Head Town Code;
    3. Applicable building codes as adopted by the State;
    4. General design standards of Title 9 Chapter 12 of the Brian Head Town Code;
    5. Other applicable laws.
  2. The design shall be sensitive to the constrains of topography, soil types, geologic hazards, watercourses and floodplains visual impacts and preservation of views.
  3. Utilities and services shall be available and adequate to meet the needs of the proposed structure and uses.

To Apply for a Building Permit