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Contractor Licensing in Blue Springs, Missouri

 

by Dan Fritschen

 

In Blue Springs, Missouri, remodeling contractors must have a current Occupational License with the City of Blue Springs to do home remodeling work, according to http://www.bluespringsgov.com

 

In some cities and regions it is an […]

Contractor Licensing in Lee’s Summit, Missouri

 

by Dan Fritschen

 

In Lee’s Summit, Missouri, remodeling contractors must be licensed by the City of Lee’s Summit to do home remodeling work, which is essentially a license to construct, according to http://cityofls.net/

 

In some cities and […]

Contractor Licensing in Independence, Missouri

 

by Dan Fritschen

 

In Independence, Missouri, remodeling contractors must be licensed by the Community Development Department to do home remodeling work that includes plumbing, electrical, construction work, and so on, according to http://www.ci.independence.mo.us/

 

In some cities and […]

Do I Need A Building Permit In Florida?

Building permits are an unavoidable part of the any home remodeling project, but it can be hard to find out information about getting exactly the right permit in your area. So, here’s everything you need […]

How do I find out if there are local building codes that affect my remodel?

If you are hiring a local contractor, s/he should know the local building codes that affect your remodel.

But it is always a good idea to go to the source to be certain nothing is […]

Who should get the permits for my remodel or home addition?

Normally, the project manager obtains permits and inspections.

If you hire a general contractor or if your architect is managing the project, s/he will obtain the permits. If you are managing the project, you will […]

If I do the work on my own home, do I still need a building permit?

Doing the work on your own home does not affect the requirement for a building permit. Most building codes and inspections offices will help you determine which permits you need and explain when each stage […]

What kinds of remodeling projects require building permits?

This varies from state to state and county to county. The projects that most commonly require building permits are: electrical, plumbing, gas lines, HVAC, foundations, and framing. You will need to check with your local […]

Tip #49: Convert your garage into living space

Finding additional living space can be very easy if you have a garage. If you don’t really need the garage, or at least all of the garage, converting it can be a terrific way to […]

When in the Remodeling Process do You Contact Your City about Planning and a Permit?

Update: Contacting your city for planning permits should be done before you begin work on your home remodel. Plumbing, wiring and structural changes need to be finalized by contractors and architects so that your city […]