Permits are an important means of ensuring the highest of quality for the Township, not only for the applicant, but for the neighbors, community and Township. For your convenience, we have provided the Township permits below, as well as a Welcome letter than can help guide a person through the process of new construction. If at any time you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Township early in the process for clarification.

New Market Township Welcome Letter >


Building Permit

For further information, please visit the Scott County website.
Accessory Buildings And Structures requirements as set forth in the Scott County Zoning Ordinance No. 3 which can also be located on the Scott County Web-site at

Driveway/Approach Permit

No person or entity shall install or connect an approach/driveway to a Township road located within the public right-of-way without first obtaining a permit.

Right-of-Way User Permit

A person may not construct, install, repair, remove or relocate facilities, or any part thereof, or otherwise open or disrupt any public ground without first obtaining a permit from the Township; please refer to Ordinance No. 3.