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Do I need a permit?
Whenever you construct, reconstruct, enlarge, alter, or demolish a structure, a permit is required prior to starting the work.

There are several types of permits that might be necessary for any residential project depending on the scope of work being done:

Building Permit
Electrical Permit
Gas Permit
Mechanical Permit
Plumbing Permit
Demolition Permit

Building Development

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1. What is the current residential building code edition enforced in New Kent County and how long will it be in effect?
2. Do I need a permit?
3. What happens if I build the structure without a building permit?
4. What are the county setback requirements for my house or garage?
5. How long is a permit good for?
6. How do I schedule an inspection?
7. Why do I have to wait until the next working day to get my inspection?