Frequently Asked Questions

Are permits expensive?

How long does it take to get a permit?

Can I do the work myself on my project?

How do I know who is a good contractor to hire?

How long is a pemit good for and what if I don't get finished by the time it expires?

How often do I need to get inspections?

How long in advance do I need to call and schedule inspections?

What if I have a question about the size of a beam or a code requirement and need to talk to an inspector?

What is the snow load, wind speed and frost depth for the area?

Setback Distances

How much will a building permit cost me?