The Guidelines for Residential Building/Plumbing Permits covers a variety of items dealing with building construction. It gives a list of typical examples of a variety of activities that require permits and the information that is required to be submitted in order to obtain a Building Permit. It goes on to explain when the property owner is required to call for inspections and how much notice needs to be given to Building Safety prior to those inspection. The handout also provides example of what the typical drawings must show and includes an Occupancy Approval check list which advises that the property/structure is safe to occupy. The Guidelines also includes contact information for Environmental Health Services when installing Sewage Disposal Systems, obtaining Approvals and associated fees.
After you have received your Development or Building or Plumbing Permit at certain stages of construction you are required to call for Inspections. Please be advised that it is the owners’ responsibility to call for all the required inspections, and to provide at least seventy-two hours (72) notice, at the following stages:
Homeowners, are you aware that you can review your property file to see the details of all permits issued and all inspections conducted on your property? To review your property file please come to our office with your proof of ownership and you as the owner can review your complete file.