What are the different permit types?
  • 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 the 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. What is the permit process?
2. What are the different permit types?
3. How do I check the status of a building permit application?  
4. What work can a homeowner/owner-builder perform?
5. Is electronic permit and plan submittal required?
6. Why do I need a Building Permit?
7. What can I build without a permit?
8. How long is a plan check and a permit good for?
9. What are APPBs, APPFs?
10. Do I need a soil report if I want to build an addition to my house?
11. Do I need an automatic fire sprinkler system if I want to remodel my house?