Can I prepare my own plans?
Yes, you can. If you have not designed a project before or if you are not familiar with code requirements, you may want to consider hiring a design professional. Keep in mind that the more complete your plans are the faster your plans will be reviewed and approved.

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1. What is the purpose of permits and codes?
2. What codes are applicable?
3. Is there any work I can do without a permit?
4. How do I get a permit for work that’s already been done?
5. Can I prepare my own plans?
6. How detailed do the plans need to be?
7. How do I determine my property line location? Isn’t my front property line at the edge of the street?
8. Where do I get a site plan?
9. If I own the property can I do the work myself?