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Frequently Asked Questions - General

When is the building/electrical inspector in?
Can I talk to someone about my plans when I come in?
When can I talk to the plan examiner?
Why does it take so long to get a permit?
Does Warren County require an ice & water shield?
Do I need drawings for a sprinkler system, fire alarms, hoods?
What is the R-factor?
Do I have to be registered as a general contractor?
Who checks gas tanks, oil tanks, etc.?
Who checks chemical problems?
How much insurance do I need?
Where do I get a house number?
Who does lot splits and how do I apply?
Where are subdivisions and deeds recorded?
What does the Planning Commission do and why do I have to go there?
Do I need structural drawings for a swimming pool?
Do I need structural drawings for a deck?
Do I need structural drawings for a storage building? Why?
How soon can I move into my new house?
Do I need a fence around a swimming pool?
Do I need a permit for a retaining wall?
Does a driveway need a culvert permit?
Do I need a permit for sidewalks?
Do I need a permit for a pole light?
Do I need a new roof permit?
Do I need a permit for a bridge?