Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What projects require a building permit?

A: When your project involves any of the following:

Q: What projects don’t require a permit?

A: If you doing any of the following…….

Q: What happens if something was built without permits?

A: You have two options:

    1. Remove the unpermitted structure
    2. If permissible by zoning requirements you can apply for a special investigation and go through the permitting process. (See Guidelines for Special investigations)

Q: Who can obtain a permit?

A : The property owner , the owner’s authorized agent or a licensed contractor may pull permits, see list of specific requirements to bring with you.

Q: Who can draw the plans for my project?

A: See specific requirements for plans.


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