Why do I need a permit?

A building permit is required for any construction which physically changes or adds structures to your property or for work regulated by local Codes or Ordinances, such as:

  • Additions-Room additions, patio covers, swimming pools, etc.
  • Alterations-Re-roofs, garage conversions, exterior stucco
  • Installation of heating equipment, such as stoves, wall heaters, and fireplaces
  • Moving or demolishing a building
  • New Buildings
  • Repairs-Replacement of water heaters or other plumbing fixtures, air conditioning units, new electrical service, and rewiring, etc.

No Permit Required

Building or structures under 120 square feet measured eave to eave can be built without a permit.

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1. Why do I need a permit?
2. How does the permit application process work?
3. What documents are required for a permit application?
4. What if something is built without a permit?
5. When is a building permit required?
6. When is a building permit not required?
7. Why should I get a building permit?