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Rdacey2000, Home Buyer in 19147

I am putting a small 6x4 roof deck on my condo roof, do I need permit for a deck that small?

Asked by Rdacey2000, 19147 Tue Apr 13, 2010

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Bruce Lang’s answer
First step is to get condo approval. Then get letters from neighbors. Then go to licenses/inspections. You can work through lic and inspections at city hall or grab a local attorney. Marsha Wolf or frank ermilo would be happy to help. Since it's a condo, you will also need an engineer or architect to provide drawings. My guess is you will faint at the cost.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jan 27, 2011
Permits without question, however, in most condo's, you do not own the roof, and are not allowed to alter the exterior. Check with your condo documents and Condo Association....Best of luck! Jim
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Apr 14, 2010
Dear Rdacey2000,

Please do get the required permits and use licensed contractors for the work you are considering. Permits represent the "minimum" in building requirements and are in place to protect YOU the property owner from poor workmanship.
Unpermitted work=poor work.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Apr 13, 2010
Does the complex allow you to do that--if you haven't checked do check beforehand--yes, permits are necessary, check with your licensed contractor and or local building's department for additional information
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Apr 13, 2010
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