Frequently Asked Questions


Aluminum and vinyl windows are not allowed in Westwood Hills.

No, permits are not required for tree removal on your own property.  However, the stump must be ground below grade.

Yes, permit applications for both interior and exterior work must be sent to SHPO for review, even if your house is a non-contributing structure.

No, you do not need a permit or your neighbor’s permission to paint your house.

No, you do not need permission from your neighbors to replace your roof, but you do need a building permit to do so.

It can take up to sixty days for the SHPO to review applications.

Westwood Hills currently uses the 2003-I codes.