Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What building Codes does the County follow?
- 2012 International Code Council (ICC)
- 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC)
How do I file a nuisance complaint?
Fill out a nuisance Complaint Form and submit it to the Property Standards Officer for further investigation.
What are the fees for a building permit?
Click here to see the Fee Schedule.
Why do we have building codes?
Building codes are designed to safeguard health and safety in every building.
Why do I need a permit to do this work?
By obtaining a permit, the local inspector oversees the work being done on the job site. Also work without a permit is illegal and can pose problems when you try to sell your house.
When do I apply for a permit?
A permit must be obtained before work begins.
What if I forgot to apply for a permit?
The fees on the permit are 1 ½ times the existing fees.