Does My Home Project Need A Building Permit?
Posted on Jan 23rd, 2023
Any remodeling or construction projects in your home that relate to framing, electrical, mechanical or plumbing require a building permit. This includes:
Accessory structures over 120 square feet
Covered porches and sunrooms
Decks – new or replacement
Drive approach and public sidewalk
Retaining walls (excluding walls under 4 feet that do not alter water flow at lot lines)
Furnace and air conditioner replacement
Electrical, mechanical or plumbing alterations
Swimming pools, hot tubs and spas
Water heater replacement
Cosmetic changes such as painting, cabinetry, carpeting, siding, lawn sprinklers and landscaping improvements do not require a permit.