The Williams County Auditor’s Office issues beer and liquor licenses for establishments located outside of a corporate city limit, but within Williams County. The property of the proposed alcohol establishment cannot owe outstanding property taxes. Each application must also have a Township Consent Form signed by the township, as well as a Fire Inspection completed … Continued
FAQ Topic: Permits & Licenses
The following documents are required when submitting a Building Permit Application: Parcel ID Number (PIN): 14-digit number unique to every parcel. Use this map or search this database to find your PIN. Project Valuation: Total cost of the project including materials and labor. This does not include the cost of the land. Legal Description: Township, … Continued
Work exempt from a building permit includes: one-story detached accessory structures used as tool and storage sheds and playhouses provided the floor area does not exceed 120 square feet, fences under 8.5 feet in height, retaining walls under 4 feet in height measured from the bottom of the footing to the top of the wall, … Continued
The minimum building permit fee is $75. Fees increase by: $4.00 per $1,000 in value up to $5,000,000 $1.00 per $1,000 in value above $5,000,000 If a commercial project plan review is required, then an additional 25% of the building permit fee is due for projects over $99,999. The maximum plan review fee is capped … Continued
A building permit is deemed expired when no inspection has been requested for a period of 6 months. The permit does not expire as long as work is done and effort is made to complete the project.
A building permit is required when an individual intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, or change the occupancy of a building or structure. This includes but is not limited to: Any structural modifications Installation of modular and manufactured homes Garages and storage buildings, including pole barns Temporary housing unit or temporary office trailer Communications … Continued
Changes to an existing building permit require you to submit plans indicating what changes are being made. All changes must be approved by the Building Official.
Residential: Documents are required to be signed and sealed when the proposed project is beyond the prescriptive measures outlined in the current adopted addition of the International Residential Code. Commercial: Regardless of size, when structural work is proposed, commercial projects require that a North Dakota licensed engineer sign and seal the plans. Additionally, commercial projects in excess … Continued
Vehicle (car and truck) registrations can be renewed online, at the NDDOT kiosk located inside the Williston Cashwise (300 11th St W), or in person at the Williston Motor Vehicle Office (DMV) located inside of the Williams County Administration Building (206 E Broadway). Visit the Williston DMV’s webpage for more information about services and hours. … Continued
Marriage licenses can only be obtained in-person at the Auditor’s Office and both parties must be presented. For more information, please visit the Marriage Licenses webpage. To request a certified copy of a marriage license, please complete this form.