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Buildings FAQ

Building Inspections


I've been told my project requires a site review. When will this occur?

Will I receive a phone call from the site review or building inspector before my inspection?

How does the building inspector know when to come to my project for the required inspections?

I've scheduled an inspection through the automated telephone scheduling system. What time will the inspector come to my project?

The entrance to my property is secured by a gate with a coded lock. How will I get this information to the inspector?

The building inspector asked me for a CF-6R form and a IC-1 form. Where can I get them? What are they?

Permits and Plan Check


When is a building permit not required?

How long is the wait for a plan check to be performed?

Can I receive a refund of my building plan check or building permit fees if I cancel or withdraw the project?

I've applied for a building permit, submitted my plans and paid my plan check fees. Will I have to pay any additional fees?

My building permit has been issued. What do I do now?

How long is my building permit valid?

Do I need to worry about lead contamination in my building?