What type of work does not require a Building Permit?
-Installation of cabinetry
-Installation of countertops
-Installation of flooring, paneling or wallpaper
-Replacement of windows which are the same size of the window being replaced.
-Residential sheds under 120 square feet (please check with the Office of Planning and Grants to make sure you meet setbacks)
-Decks with a walking surface of 30 inches or less off the ground with no roof

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1. What building codes are currently being used?
2. Do I need a Building Permit?
3. What type of work does not require a Building Permit?
4. Can I file a complaint about the property I am renting?
5. Do I have to get a permit to construct or repair a fence?
6. Do I have to hire a contractor?
7. Do my building plans have to be drawn by an architect or engineer?
8. What inspections to I need to schedule?
9. How do I schedule and inspection?
10. How do I check the results of an inspection?
11. What is the building inspection jurisdiction?
12. Do I need a permit for demolition?
13. Do I need and electrical, mechanical or plumbing permit?
14. Do I need a moving permit?
15. What is the Voluntary Residential Inspection Program (VRIP)?