Scott Riley Builders Inc.

Scott Riley Builders Inc.

While the specific permit requirements can vary based on location and the nature of the project, it’s essential to understand the general principles surrounding permits for home remodeling. Here are some key points to consider:

Types of Projects: Permits are typically required for significant structural changes, additions, electrical work, plumbing alterations, HVAC installations, and modifications that affect the building’s safety or integrity.

Safety and Compliance: Permitting processes are in place to ensure that remodeling projects meet safety codes and regulations established by local building authorities.

Permitting Jurisdiction: The specific agency responsible for issuing permits varies by location. Generally, it is the local building department or permitting office that oversees construction projects within their jurisdiction.

Consequences of Non-Compliance: Undertaking a remodeling project without the necessary permits can have significant consequences. It may result in fines, delays, forced removal or alteration of completed work, or even difficulty selling the property in the future.

Contractor Responsibility: In many cases, reputable contractors will handle the permit process as part of their services.

Homeowner’s Responsibility: As a homeowner, it’s crucial to be proactive and informed about permit requirements. Familiarize yourself with the local building codes and regulations applicable to your project. If permits are necessary, work with your contractor.

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• Born in Durham, NC 1967 • Lived in Florida until age of 12 • Moved back to Durham at age of 12 • Worked with public since age of 16, 1982 • Family owned Auto Parts business from 1982-1999 • Licensed NC Real estate salesman 1995 • Licensed Residential contractor since 1996 • Licensed as NC Home inspector 1997 • Home builder from mid 1990’s thru 2008 • Remodels, additions and flipping houses since late 2008 • Married 33 years • 2 successful children, A son and a daughter • 4 grandchildren • Big FSU fan
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