Online Applications

Jefferson County is accepting these permitting processes online

  • Grading Permits (also applies for Notice of Intent and Natural Surface Trails Permits)
  • Floodplain Permits
  • Pre-Application submittals
  • Minor Adjustment submittals

Online Applications are not currently available for some permitting processes. These permit applications must be submitted via email to

  • Building Permits
  • Fence Permits
  • Miscellaneous Permits, etc.

Pre-Application Submittals can only be used to evaluate a proposal that would use these processes:

  • Rezoning
  • Special Use
  • Telecommunication Special Use
  • Preliminary and Final Plat
  • Preliminary Plat
  • Final Plat
  • Rural Cluster
  • Site Development
  • Vacations
  • Exemption
  • Multi-Family

Registration is required to use the on-line application system. If you have made other on-line applications or paid a bill on-line, you are most likely already registered.

Before You Begin

  • Take a look at our guides below for an overview of the process. Please be sure that you have all needed documents available in an electronic format, and that each document is a separate file. If the pre-application will include multiple adjoining properties, it is important that all of the properties are clearly documented in the Cover Letter.
  • To register, send an email to with your name, address, email and phone. You will be set up with access and a temporary password that you can change.
  • If you are submitting a Grading Permit, Notice of Intent, Natural Surface Trails, Floodplain Permit or Minor Adjustment, a signed application is required to be uploaded with the online application submittal. You will be prompted to upload this. Please have this ready before you start your online application process.
  • The Grading Permit link in the Online Application system also applies to Notice of Intent and Natural Surface Trails Permit applications. Once signed into the application process, you will have the option to select the type of permit you are applying for (Grading, Notice of Intent or Natural Surface Trails)


For help navigating the on-line application process please see these guides.

To apply for an Online Application, start here.