What is a Certificate of Occupancy?

A Certificate of Occupancy (C. of O.) is required for all construction projects requiring a building permit to the occupancy or use of the building. The Certificate of Occupancy will not be issued until all electrical, mechanical and plumbing is complete and address numbers are posted on the building.

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1. Why is a permit required?
2. Why is there a fee to get a permit?
3. When is a permit required?
4. Who is responsible for scheduling inspections?
5. Who performs inspections?
6. How much notice is required for an inspection?
7. Are there any inspection fees?
8. What is a Certificate of Occupancy?
9. What if I do not agree with the inspection result?
10. Are alternate methods of construction permitted?
11. What do I do if I need a sewer or water inspection?
12. What do I do if I need an electrical inspection?