How do I know if I need a permit?

A permit is required to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a building, structure or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by the code. Cosmetic interior remodeling, such as replacement of cabinets, doors, carpeting and plumbing fixtures do not require a permit.

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1. How do I know if I need a permit?
2. Do I need a permit to build a detached building or garage?
3. Do I need a permit to finish my basement?
4. Do I need an inspection of my private wastewater system if I sell my house?
5. Do I need a permit to replace my windows or siding?
6. Do I need a permit to re-roof my house?
7. Do I need a permit to place or replace a sign?
8. Do I need a permit to install or replace a fence?
9. Does the City require business licenses?
10. Does the City require a business license if I do the construction work myself?
11. Where do I apply for a permit?