What is Building permit?
A building permit is an official approval issued by the local government agency that allows you or your contractor to proceed with either construction or remodeling project on the desired property. Its purpose is to ensure that the project plans comply with local standards for land use, zoning, and construction. The specific issues that the building permit process may address could be
- Structural integrity of the framing work
- Water and sewer lines
- Fire protection
- Electrical service.
You can use Building permit for:
- building a porch
- building a shed
- building a garage
- building a house
- building a patio
- building a ADU, etc.
Why would you need a building permit?
Any major change done to your home’s structure or any changes done to its mechanical systems will in most cases require you to apply for a building permit. If you were to start making changes around the house/property without the permit, although it is possible, it is not recommended. Some of the issues can be caused by inspection if you were to sell the house, they could easily uncover changes made around the house that were done without proper permits. In case of structural collapse, fire or any type of severe damage done to the house/property, and it is uncovered that the root of the problem was the structure that was not permitted, it’s possible your homeowner’s damage and liability policy may decline to cover the damage.
What can we do for you?
Our designers can draw you site plans required for this permit. You can see all the site plans we offer by clicking here. All of our site plans from Simple to Gold can be used for this permit. Depending on the amount of detail needed, or the requirements provided by your city, you can choose any of our four packages. Everything our site plan has to offer is put right below its name on the SERVICES tab. Usually, our best choice for residential purposes is Medium/Premium, and for Commercial, we recommend taking Premium/Gold packages based on your needs.
What is the first step?
First step is to provide us with the address of the property. You can do that by placing an order for one of the packages here or send us a quote with any questions here. We will do our best to help you and recommend you the most suitable package for your needs or give you a Custom Hourly Quote if your needs are not in the scope of work for our packages. You will get a quote from our most skilled designers.
Once we get all the information needed we will start working on your project. The usual turnaround time for the site plan is within 24 hours. We are also able to make a RUSH plan within 12 hours and 6 hours. If needed we will make your project prioritized.
We are here to make your request into mutual successes.
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