What requires a building permit and inspection in residential construction?
The following items require a building permit and inspection:
  • Accessory / outbuildings over 200 square feet
  • Structural additions and alterations for homes
  • Window replacement
  • Retaining walls over 4 feet high, measured from the bottom of the footing
  • Placement and setup of manufactured homes

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