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Do I need a permit to build a deck or porch?

Yes, decks and porches are an element of an exit way with code requirements for floors, handrails, stairs and structural stability. You will need a site plan, foundation plan, and a cross section showing location on lot and all dimensions and material to be used. Please call the Building Department at (586) 574-4504 for more information or click here.
Updated 3/26/2013 12:02 PM
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