Before your building contractor can start hammering, you need to obtain a building permit. This permit is required by law, and assures the property owner that the planned construction complies and conforms completely to the regulatory and safety requirements of the State of Florida. As construction progresses, building officials will make scheduled visits and inspections to oversee and ensure that the provisions of the construction code are being properly observed.
That’s a lot of responsibility, and as the homeowner naturally you want the entire permit process to be conducted as thoroughly and accurately as possible. Here’s some helpful info to explain what needs to happen, and how:
What You Need to Know in Acquiring a Building or Renovation Permit
- First, understand why it is necessary to get a permit. The state department handling building permits is mainly concerned with the safety of the homeowner, the building contractor and the general public. It is essential to consider act in accordance with their guidelines in order toRead More »