When do I need a permit?

Permits are required for additions, decks, porches, finishing basements, replacing doors and windows of different sizes, interior renovations or repair that include structural modifications, demolition work, accessory structures, swimming pools, and residing. 

All HVAC systems require permits, including all gas appliances and equipment, and wood stoves. A building permit and/or a zoning permit may be required when a building use is changed.

Separate plumbing and electrical systems permits are required for the installation, alteration, relocation, replacement, or addition to any wiring, piping, or equipment, or appliances associated with those systems.

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1. When do I need a permit?
2. When don't I need a permit?
3. Why do I need a permit?
4. Who inspects the work?
5. Where do I go to get my permits?
6. What information should I provide when applying for a permit?
7. How long does it take to get a permit?
8. Is there a charge for a permit?
9. How can I get more information?