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Compliance, Maintenance, & Permits

Chief of Maintenance / Building Permitting / Code Enforcement

Danyelle Morgan

Maintenance Team Member

When you decide to undertake a home improvement project, you probably spend time considering style, color, and whether you’ll need to hire a contractor or architect. But don’t forget one more, especially important step: Determining whether you will need a building permit from the city, and if so, obtaining it (or making sure your contractor will do so).

Why Do I Need a Building Permit?

Building permits are written authorizations issued by the city to construct a project. They are required for most construction or remodeling projects. Their purpose is to ensure the safety of the work and its compliance with building, construction, and zoning codes, for both the homeowners’ personal safety and public safety, along with broader considerations.

Code Enforcement officers are professionals who work for the government to ensure that properties within their jurisdiction are following the zoning laws and building ordinances of a city. These officers are required to inspect properties and record violations as part of their regular assessment or in response to complaints. They must explain to property owners about building codes and zoning laws so that they can avoid confusion and increase awareness of all violations.

Typical Code Enforcement Violations

  • Debris or trash
  • Junk vehicles
  • Improper 911 addressing
  • High grass and weeds

Trash and Recycling

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