When do I need a building permit?

The Building code states:
"R105.1 Required. It shall be unlawful to construct, reconstruct, alter, repair, remove or
demolish a building or structure; or to change the use or occupancy of a building or structure;
or to install or alter any equipment for which provision is made or the installation of which is
regulated by this code without first filing a written application with the building official and
obtaining the required permit."
If you are unsure if need to apply for a permit you should email the building department at buildingadmin@oakbluffsma.gov and ask.

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1. When do I need a building permit?
2. Are there specific exceptions to building permits?
3. Which application should I use?
4. Can homeowners apply for a Building Permit?
5. How much does the permit cost?
6. How long does the premit review proccess take?
7. When do I need an inspection?
8. Who requests the inspections?
9. When will the inspection take place?
10. Do I need to be there?