Why is it important to get a Building Permit?

For the benefit of the homeowner upon the sale to show that all work has been completed to code. If permits have not been pulled and the work is not able to be properly inspected, you may have to open walls to allow for proper inspections.

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1. What happens if I don’t pull a Building Permit?
2. When selling my house what steps should I take in making sure all permits are closed on my property?
3. What do I need a Building Permit for?
4. If I’m considering an “In-Law Apartment” do I need a Building Permit?
5. If I’m adding or converting an existing room to a bedroom, do I need a Building Permit?
6. Do I need a Building Permit for a party tent?
7. How will I receive my Building Permit?
8. How will I receive my Building Permit?
9. Can I begin work once I submit my application?
10. Can I store my unregistered vehicle on my property?
11. Do I need a permit for a shed?
12. Why is it important to get a Building Permit?
13. When does a retaining wall need a permit?
14. Does a kitchen or bathroom remodel require a Building Permit?
15. Is a building permit required for replacement windows/doors/roof/siding?
16. How do I schedule a building inspection?
17. Does an in or above ground swimming pool require a Building Permit?
18. Is a permit required to install a fence on my property?
19. Where can I find a map or plot plan of my property?