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Permit What do I need to provide for proof of ownership if I recently purchased my property/home and I am submitting a permit application? A "stamped" copy of the Warranty Deed from the applicable County Clerk/Register Office.   The notarized copy received at the time of closing is not sufficient proof of ownership. 
Permit Why can't I fax in my permit application? We need to have the original with original signatures for our files and records.  
Permit How long does it take to obtain a building permit? Residential 2-3 Business Days Commercial up to 2 weeks AS LONG AS ALL NECESSARY INFO IS SUBMITTED 
Permit Do I need a permit for driveway work? You do not need a building permit for "flat" work, but check with the County Road Commision to see if you need any permits from them.  
Permit Do I need a permit to put up a fence? In MOST cases NO, If installing a fence taller than 6' a permit is required.  Be sure to check your townships ordinances for where a fence can be placed and how far from property lines it needs to be. 
Permit Do I need a building permit if I am re-roofing my home? Yes, if this is a "tear off" and "re-roof", you will need a building permit. Find the application permit on the Permit Applications page. 
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