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Planning and Zoning Department > FAQ

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.


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> County Ordinances

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