When is a Permit required?

A permit is required for:

  • Building permits are required for new Construction, Remodeling and Tenant Improvements for both Commercial and Residential projects. Construction plans and documents are reviewed for compliance with applicable State and local laws and regulations.
  • Mechanical permits are required for installation or replacement of mechanical equipment, such as furnaces, air conditioning units, hoods, boilers and others.
  • Electrical permits are required for electrical equipment and electrical installations associated with other equipment, such as outlets, lighting fixtures, electrical wiring, electrical panels and services, signs and others.
  • Plumbing permits are required for installation or replacement of plumbing fixtures such as sewer, water and gas lines, water heaters, sinks, water closets and others.

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1. Do I have to hire a contractor to perform the work after receiving a Building Permit?
2. Do I need a soil report if I want to build an addition to my house?
3. When is a Permit required?
4. Why do I need a Building Permit?
5. How do I obtain a contractor’s license?
6. How long does the plan review take?
7. How much does a building permit cost?
8. When do I need a permit to fix my roof?
9. Do I have to put cool roof shingles on my home?