Do I need a permit for repairs?

Ordinary repairs, classified as normal maintenance, do not require a permit. In general, to be considered a repair the item which is being repaired must already exist. Types of work that do not require permits may include:

  • Painting or wallpapering
  • Repairing floors or carpets
  • Repairing interior trim, walls (this does not include demolition and reconstruction)
  • Repairing cabinets or countertops
  • Repairing roofs, windows, doors, or siding