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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I change my house number?

Is my house in a high fire zone?

I recently purchased a property in Arcadia. Where can I find the old floor plans?

I recently purchased a property in Arcadia. Where can I find the old permits?

Why do I need a building permit?

Do I have to apply for my own building permit?

How do I go about getting the necessary approvals and permits for my project?

How many sets of plans do I need to submit?

What documents are required at plan submittal?

Do I need separate permits if my plans involve electrical, plumbing, and mechanical work?

Do I need a permit for replacing windows?

How long does it take before a permit is issued?

How long is a permit valid for?

Is there a fee for a building license?

Will building inspections be required for my construction project?

How do I schedule an inspection?

How far in advance can I schedule an inspection?

Do you do next-day inspections?

How do I find out what time the Building Inspector will be out for my inspection?

What kind of projects require a building permit?

What improvements do not require building permits?

What is a ''Rebuild'?

Will I need to contact other agencies?

How do I obtain a construction roll-off bin/dumpster?

What are the hours of construction in residential areas?

My project is taking longer than expected. Can I request an extension?

Published: May 25, 2021