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1. *What work requires a permit?
2. *Why do I need a permit?
3. *What do I need to obtain a building permit?
4. *As the homeowner, can I do the work myself and if I am doing the work myself, do I still need to get a Permit?
5. *How long does it take to obtain a building permit?
6. *When does a permit expire?
7. *How much would a permit for a new single family home cost?
8. *Who is responsible for obtaining the permit?
9. *Will a stamp from an Architect from another State be accepted?
10. *Does each page need to be stamped?
11. *Do plans have to be architecturally stamped and sealed?
12. *If we are putting on a Second Story Addition, do the plans need to be stamped?
13. *I'm putting in a deck. At what depth must my posthole be dug?
14. *How many inspections do I need for a deck?
15. *Can I put all of my decking on before my framing inspection?
16. *What are the requirements for driveways?
17. *Can the apron at the street be over 20-0’ wide?
18. *What are the drywall requirements?
19. *I'm building a fence. What is the recommended depth the posthole should be?
20. *What are the specifications for the garage floor?
21. *Must my garage have electric?
22. *Do I have to have a hard surface landing at my service door of my garage?
23. *What inspections do I need?
24. *How long does it take to get an inspection and how is an inspection scheduled?
25. *Does the inspector need to get inside my home for a pool inspection?
26. *Does the inspector need to get inside my home for a garage inspection?
27. *Do I need to be home for a deck inspection?
28. What Inspections are needed for an Open Ceiling Inspection?
29. *Which contractors need insurance and licenses?
30. *What the requirements for insulation for a single family house?
31. *How far off the ground should Knox boxes be placed?
32. *Do I have to select a particular Knox box?
33. *Do I have to have the plans on site for inspections?
34. *Can I use PVC underground?
35. *Do I need a permit to put a new roof on my home?
36. *Is ice & water shield required for roofs?
37. *If I do any work to my home, will my property taxes be increased?
38. *I’m thinking about doing some work, can you recommend a contractor?
39. *What happens if I start a project without a permit?
40. * When am I obligated to contact JULIE?