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Do you need a permit for replacing a couple of windows and a french door.

Do you need a permit for replacing a couple of windows and a french door.

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Old 08-28-17, 06:19 AM
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Do you need a permit for replacing a couple of windows and a french door.

This would be all new MAterials same framing and structure. Basically the Same size only thing would be new exterior sheathing with zip boards , no new plumbing or electrical. I would be doing it mostly myself.
I am going to check with my local codes. But Thought I would ask for advise here.
Is there a real big advantage perhaps with and tax reduction using energy rated new windows?
 
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Each location has it's own codes. A permit may not be needed but a contractors license to do the work maybe required. Ask in a supply house. I wouldn't call the building dept.
 
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Old 08-28-17, 06:44 AM
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I agree. Some cities/counties want you to get a permit for any work you do (mailman have been known to report you) while others only want permits for the big stuff like an addition, while others don't care.
 
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XSleeper, I thought that it was the garbage men. The mailman is Federal.
 
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Mailman are citizens too. Its not part of their job description.

Anyone can turn you in.
 
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Old 08-28-17, 09:43 AM
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framing and structure.
That would be definitely, windows and doors would not but as noted every location is different!
 
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FWIW, a permit is required for that here so it's certainly a possibility.
 
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