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Building Permits

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Building Permit Application

Building permits are required for any new structures or alterations that are required to meet building codes and fire safety standards including decks, staircases, finished basements, and sheds or similar structures larger than 200 sq. ft. Not sure if you need a building permit? Could someone be injured if the structure they were on collapsed? Would they be injured if the structure collapsed on them? Would the changes affect fire safety and emergency access? If yes, then you need a permit.

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Building Permit Plan Review and Inspections

Once you submit a building permit what are your next steps? Here is a flow chart to outline the process.

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Deck Information Handout

Looking at building a deck, start here with this handout for information.

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Fence Information Handout

Question about putting up a fence on your property, this handout will be able to answer those questions.

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