1. When is a building permit required?
  2. Do I need a permit to install a fence?
  3. How long does it take to get a building permit?
  4. What happens if I work without a permit?
  5. How far off of the property line must I be if I want to build something?
  6. Can I put a small yard shed in my backyard and is a permit required?
  7. I want to add a bedroom in the basement. Is a permit necessary?
  8. Is it necessary to have a building permit to replace a roof?
  9. Are inspections required on rental property?
  10. Do I need an Occupancy Permit if I am renting?
  11. Do I need an Occupancy Permit if I own a home?
  12. What is a Special Use Permit?
  13. What is a Variance Request?
  14. What is the difference between a Special Use and a Variance?
  15. How do I apply for a zoning change?
  16. I am just replacing my countertops, do I need to have a plumbing inspection for re-connecting my sink back up after replacing the counters?
  17. I want to install an above ground pool what do I need to do?
  18. If I am installing a pool do I need to have a fence installed?
  19. When do I need a Home Occupation Permit?
  20. I am installing a screened in porch do I need a permit?
  21. I am buying a house in Columbia what do I need to do?
  22. Can I fill out paperwork online and pay over the phone?
  23. If we are having a wall taken down in our house do we need a permit and does the inspector need to look at it?
  24. I am installing new boards on my porch and wanted to know if that would require that I install rails?
  25. I want to install a retaining wall in my back yard and put a patio on top of it. Do I need a building permit?
  26. I am looking at property in a neighborhood that is now on septic and saw that there is a sewer line close by does the City require that I connect to that sewer line?
  27. When installing a roof what energy code does the City follow?
  28. I am wanting to install a small fence around my air conditioner do I need a fence permit?
  29. I am tearing down my existing deck and building a new one on top of the existing piers, do I still need a building permit?
  30. What are the costs for a building permit?
  31. How tall of a fence can I install on my property?