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1. Why do I need to get a permit?
2. Who is responsible for obtaining any required permits?
3. When do I need to acquire a building permit?
4. What should I do if my contractor did not obtain a permit?
5. Can I do the work myself or must I hire a licensed contractor?
6. If I do not need a permit, may I construct my project however I want?
7. Do I need a permit to construct a basement rec-room?
8. Do I need a permit to construct a fence and are there any requirements?
9. Do I need a permit to re-roof my home?
10. Do I need a permit to re-side my home?
11. Do I need a permit to construct a storage shed?
12. Do I need a permit to replace my water heater?
13. Do I need a permit to replace my windows?
14. I want to remodel my kitchen. What permits will I need?
15. I want to replace the light fixtures on the outside of my home. Do I need an electrical permit?
16. I want to replace the faucet on my kitchen sink. Do I need a plumbing permit?
17. I want to install a new dishwasher. What permit do I need?
18. I want to install a hot tub. What permits do I need?
19. I did work without the required permits. Now I want to sell my house but the real estate condition report indicates I must disclose this information. What are my options?
20. How do I file a property maintenance complaint?
21. My neighbor's yard is a mess. Can the city force them to clean it up?
22. Do I need a permit to discharge my downspouts and/or sump pump to an underground pipe system?
23. Where can I discharge my downspouts and/or sump pump?
24. I still have questions... whom shall I call?

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