When do I need a building permit?
Whenever you construct, reconstruct, enlarge, alter, or demolish a structure, a permit is required prior to starting the work. Permits are required for the following activities:

Build a new house
Build an addition to an existing house
Change an existing deck to a Florida room (sunroom)
Build an attached or detached garage or carport
Turn a garage into livable/habitable space
Build a porch, screened porch, deck, associated steps, or a ramp
Build a shed
Finish off an unfinished room, attic, basement, or room over a garage
Move a wall, repair damage, or make interior alterations
Convert an existing house to a business
Install a pool, hot tub, or spa

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