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Permit Application Forms

All application forms are in PDF and need to be filled out and returned to the City of Portsmouth, Inspections Department, 1 Junkins Ave., Portsmouth, NH-03801. If you have any questions please call (603) 610-7243. during normal business hours. All the below links are in PDF format.

Building Permit Applications for...


Permit Applications and Procedures for...

Please note that the applications below (Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical/Gas) are now fillable PDF forms that may be e-mailed directly to the Inspections Department to facilitate processing.  If you choose to e-mail the application directly to us, it will need to be signed when you pick up your permit.  Alternatively, you may fill out the application, print it, then sign it and submit the form via mail or in person at City Hall.

Permit Applications for Street Encumbrances...


Permit Applications for Signage...