It seems to be common knowledge that a building permit is required for new construction of buildings and demolition of buildings. However, many homeowners do not realize that building permits are required for home renovations. If you are planning a home renovation read on to learn about the building permit process and ramifications of not obtaining required permits.
As a general guideline, a building permit is required whenever a home renovation will affect the plumbing or the structural integrity of a house. If you are planning bathroom remodeling project that involves moving the plumbing, a building permit will be required. Kitchen renovations that include structural changes to the house require a building permit. If you want to finishing your basement or building a deck you will need a building permit. Building permits are not required Read more “Building Permit For Home Renovations”