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Building Division

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Frequently Asked Questions


  • What if I disagree with building code interpretations by the building official?
  • How many members are on the board?
  • What does the Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeals oversee?
  • What do I need to submit for review by the Architectural Review Board?
  • If my property is located within an Historic or Venetian Themed district, what type of improvement will require a Certificate of Architectural Compliance?
  • How do I know if my property is located in an Historic or Venetian themed district?
  • What does the Architectural Review Board oversee?
  • Where do I apply for a contractors license?
  • What is the difference between a certified, registered and specialty contractors license?
  • Can I register with the City if I do not have a contractor or specialty license?
  • Is there a registration fee?
  • How do I register with the City?
  • Can I check the results of an inspection?
  • Is it possible to schedule an AM or PM inspection?
  • What do I need to have on the jobsite for my inspection?
  • How do I schedule an inspection?
  • What do I need to submit for plan review?
  • What codes apply to my plans/constrcution documents?
  • Do I need to pay a plan review fee?
  • How long does a plan review take?
  • Who will be notified if the plans are deficient?
  • What plans are required to be signed and sealed?
  • When is plan review required?
  • How long will my permit be valid?
  • Can I check the status of my permit application?
  • How long does it take to process an application?
  • Are impact fees required?
  • How much does a permit cost?
  • Where do I apply?
  • Who can apply for a permit?
  • What work requires a permit?
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