When do I need a building permit?
Any time you build a new building, enlarge an existing building, or make a change to an existing building that affects its structural characteristics. Major residential remodeling projects and anytime a commercial or industrial building is remodeled.

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1. When do I need a building permit?
2. Do I need a permit for a fence?
3. Can a fence go on the property line?
4. Can I do my own work on my home and do I need a permit?
5. Do I need a permit for a deck?
6. Do I need a permit for a shed or other accessory building?
7. Are frost depth footings required for a detached garage or other accessory building?
8. Where should smoke and/or carbon monoxide detectors be located?
9. Where should ground-fault electrical receptacles be located?
10. Is a permit required for an aboveground swimming pool?
11. How do I find out how my property is zoned?
12. Who do I contact to tell me where my property lines are?
13. How can I find out if my property is in a flood zone?