Permits and Applications

The permits on this page apply only to projects within the City limits of Wilmington. For permits outside the City limits, please visit the Clinton County Building and Zoning website.

Building Permit Application Portal

The City of Wilmington offers the convenience of applying for the following types of permits online: Building/Demolition Permits, Sign Permits, and Zoning/Site Plan Review Permits.


Downloadable Permit Applications

The following permits are available as downloadable .pdf files.

Building and Zoning Permits

Building Construction/Demolition

Zoning/Site Plan/Design Review

Zoning Code Variances and Appeals
(Board of Zoning Appeals)

Platting/Rezoning/Subdivision Development/Alley Vacation
(Planning Commission)

Public Service Permits

City Specification

Other Helpful Resources