What requires a building permit?
New buildings
Commercial work
Additions (bedrooms, bathrooms, family rooms, etc.)
Residential work (decks, garages, fences, fireplaces, pools,
water heaters, etc.)
Renovations (garage conversions, basement furnishings, kitchen expansions, reroofing, etc.)
Electrical systems
Plumbing systems
HVAC (heating, ventilating and air-conditioning) systems

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1. When do you need a permit?
2. What requires a building permit?
3. What is an over-the-counter permit?
4. Do I need a permit to install a spa and hot tub?
5. Do I need a permit to rebuild or build a new deck?
6. When do I need to call for inspections after my permit has been issued?
7. Does dry rot repair require a permit?
8. Can I use the ceiling joist in the garage as a storage area by adding plywood?
9. How long does Plan Check take?