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Yes. The Fire Prevention Bureau reviews all plans for commercial construction, remodel or development. The Bureau also reviews plans for fire sprinkler and alarm systems, hazardous processes, subdivision infrastructure, hazardous materials operations, urban-wildland interface and special events. The Departments’s Electrical Safety Division reviews plans for all electrical services and wiring within new construction and any residential over 400AMP.
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No access permits for the levee system are given by the Levee department. The County easement is only for repair and maintenance of the levees. If access is needed, a special permission must be given by the private landowner.
No. We do not charge to review construction plans or electrical plans.
Yes. Electrical permits are issued by the Town and County Building Departments. The Fire Prevention Bureau and Electrical Division must sign off on all certificates of completion within the Town of Jackson. The Fire Prevention Bureau must sign all Certificates of Occupancy both in the Town and County. A building may not be occupied without a Certificate of Occupancy.
Yes. The Town of Jackson licenses contractors who work within the Town limits.
Yes - Section 49100 in the County LDRs outlines the various thresholds, consisting of existing slope and proposed area of all land disturbing activities, that effect the requirement for a Grading and Erosion Control Permit.
Perhaps - Section 49100 of the County LDRs outlines the level of submittal required to obtain a Grading and Erosion Control Permit. Dependent upon existing slope and area of land disturbing activities proposed, either a "statement" or "plan" level of submittal will be required. The "statement" level is the simpler submittal that does not have to be prepared by an engineer or landscape architect. The "plan" level of submittal is more comprehensive and must be prepared by a Wyoming licensed civil engineer or landscape architect.
Yes - The current policy is that no new systems can be installed during the winter season, which is defined as November 15 through Apr. 15. This is due to frozen ground conditions and installation complications. The exception to this seasonal restriction is the repair of existing systems in occupied structures. Some seasonal flexibility at the start and end to the restricted period is dependent an actual site specific ground conditions.
Yes - A small wastewater system permit can be processed using assumed "worst case" groundwater levels or percolation rates, based on the best available information. At any time prior to the installation of the system, the applicant may perform groundwater monitoring during the high GW period and/or perform percolation test, and provide this information to the department requesting a revised system design.