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A homeowner needs to get a building permit to ensure any renovations made to the home are compliant with current local codes, which can help him sell or refinance his home, states the City of Milwaukie in Oregon. Remodel...

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An occupancy permit is the approval needed to operate a business at a specific location before occupying the location, according to the Frederick County Government. Applying for a building permit and zoning certificate s...

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Common state permits include construction permits, business permits and fishing permits. The requirements for the various types of permits can vary from one state to the next, but each state's website contains informatio...

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If the renovations are primarily cosmetic in nature, such as paint, wallpaper, drywall repair, electrical appliances or outlets, faucets or landscaping, a permit is generally not necessary. The easiest rule of thumb for ...

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