What do I need a building permit for?
A permit protects the homeowner and the future occupants of the home. Pulling a permit is just the beginning of your relationship with the building inspector. Look for them to stop by at key stages of your project to make sure your work is compliant with codes and done correctly. The following is a list of common construction projects that require a building permit, however, this list is not all-inclusive:
  • Furnace and Air Conditioning
  • Decks and Porches
  • Demolition work
  • Additions
  • Electrical work
  • Fences
  • Handrails and stairs
  • Plumbing
  • Pool construction or renovation
  • Roof repairs or re-roofing
  • Sheds and Accessory Buildings
  • Siding
  • Window replacements (if original dimensions are being altered)

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