In the Town of Wilbur, building permits are required on all types of new construction, remodeling, or altering of any building in town – residential, commercial, or industrial. Permits are not required on any type of repairs considered normal maintenance, like: painting, wallpapering, adding insulation. However, any change of structure or remodeling will require a permit. A special, no-charge Maintenance Permit is required for re-roofing, re-siding, replacing windows or installing a fence to maintain property lines and update records. All private swimming pools must have a fence at least 4-feet high surrounding the pool or the yard area in which the pool is located and include a latching gate openable only from the pool side. Covers are not a substitute for a fence.