Building codes are established by most cities, towns, and counties and may vary considerably from one jurisdiction to another. Your contract should state that the work is performed in accordance with all applicable building codes and zoning regulations in the area where you reside.
A building permit is generally required when performing structural work or when a home’s basic living area is changed. Separate permits for electrical, heating, or plumbing work are required in some cases. Check with your local department of licensing and permits when starting a job to learn if a building or work permit is required.
We provide the all the basic home improvement services such as painting, wallpaper removal, floor installation(ceramic, stone, marble, granite, hardwood, laminate, cork and vinyl), powerwashing, decks, fences and general handywork. We also install cultured stone, fireplaces, lighting, playhouses, sheds, masonry, porches, chimney, sidewalks, driveways, pavers, insulation and carpentry.
If the project does, in fact, require a building permit, the contractor should apply for it in his or her name. Thus, if the contractor’s work does not pass inspection, you cannot be held financially responsible for any corrections that must be made. Terms regarding the application of any permits should be outlined in the written contract.
When a government agency issues a permit for home improvement work, it will inspect the work when that work has reached a certain stage to make sure it complies with various codes and regulations. It is the responsibility of the contractor to arrange for these inspections.
Mcclenic is more specific on these services :
· Custom home building
· Attics and basements
· Floor coverings
· Bathroom Remodeling
· Demolition and Disposal
· Foundation, retaining walls
· Drywall and plastering
· Garages and outbuildings
· Heating and ventilation