When is a building permit required?
A building permit is required when any type of structural work is done on your home. This includes: additions; sheds over 200 sq. ft; deck 30" or higher above grade; finishing an attic or basement spaces.
When is a building permit NOT required?
A building permit is NOT required when replacing same-size windows; adding or changing the exterior siding; replacing roof shingles as long as no sheeting needs to be replaced.
**When a building permit is required, the appropriate permits, and their fees, will be in addition to the building permit.