How do I know if I need a building permit?
A building permit is required to:
- Erect, enlarge, remove, improve, or convert buildings or structures, such as an attached/detached garages, carports, breezeways, storage sheds, and porches
- Convert the use of a building or part of a building
- Install, relocate or remove interior partitions or walls
- Repair fire damage
- Demolish any building, including a garage
- Install a masonry chimney, metal smokestack or wood stove
- Install permanent in ground or above ground swimming pool
- Install tennis courts
- Install antennae (dish and transmitting)
- Install exterior impervious surfaces such as driveways, patios, sidewalks
- Repair or replace roof
- Install fences
- Install HVACs
- Install generators
- Install new windows or doors

Please check with the building department before starting any project if permits are required, the above list is not a complete comprehensive list. Other types of projects may also require permits.

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