I understand that my lot is non-conforming and that I need to obtain special permission from the Zoning Board of Appeals to proceed with my project. What does this mean?

The Building Commissioner can determine whether or not an appeal to the Zoning Board is necessary, and can advise you further what will be required to request a hearing with the Board.

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1. How are electrical permit fees calculated?
2. How much is the fee for a water heater?
3. How much will my permit cost?
4. What happens if I do work without obtaining a permit
5. Do I need to obtain a building permit?
6. The Building Commissioner has made a determination with which I disagree. Can I appeal his decision to the Zoning Board of Appeals?
7. What can I expect if I need to request a hearing?
8. I understand that my lot is non-conforming and that I need to obtain special permission from the Zoning Board of Appeals to proceed with my project. What does this mean?
9. Is my lot non-conforming? What does this mean?
10. If I don’t have a plot plan, where can I get one?
11. Can I prepare my own plot plan if I am certain where my property line is?
12. I have a mortgage plan that was given to me by the bank when I purchased my home. Can this be used?
13. Is a plot plan required?
14. Can I call for an oil burner inspection?
15. Can I call for plumbing and electrical inspections?
16. Where should I keep the inspection record card?
17. When I start construction, is the work inspected?
18. My project is completed. How do I get my certificate of occupancy/completion?
19. Once I obtain my permit, how long do I have to start the work? How long do I have to finish my project?
20. How long does it take to obtain a permit?
21. Can I begin work once I submit my application?
22. I just completed gas work at my customer’s home. How do I set up an inspection?
23. My gas fitter just finished the job. Can I call in the inspection?
24. How are gas permit fees calculated?
25. I’ve been having a hard time getting in touch with my gas fitter. Can I come in and pull a gas permit as a homeowner, and not a licensed gas fitter?
26. I have a building permit already. Can I perform necessary gas work under my building permit?
27. I just completed plumbing work at my customer's home. How do I set up an inspection?
28. My plumber just finished the job. Can I call in the inspection?
29. How are plumbing permit fees calculated?
30. I’ve been having a hard time getting in touch with my plumber. Can I come in and pull a plumbing permit as a homeowner, and not a licensed plumber?
31. I am an electrician and just completed the rough wiring. How do I set up an inspection?
32. My electrician just finished the job. Can I call in the inspection?
33. I would like to perform my own electrical work. Can I pull a permit as a homeowner and not a licensed electrician?
34. I hired a general contractor to organize my project and set up all contractors, so he has obtained all the permits that are legally required…right?
35. I have a building permit already. Can I perform necessary electrical work under my building permit?
36. I have a building permit already. Can I perform necessary electrical work under my building permit?