§ 88-4 - Building permit required; certificate of occupancy.

§ 88-4 - Building permit required; certificate of occupancy.

  1. No building or other structure shall be constructed, altered or moved until a written building permit has been issued by the Selectmen or their agent when the construction or alteration to take place is of the following types:
    1. Structural. All structural changes, additions and/or alterations to a building or other structure shall require a building permit. Furthermore, all changes, additions and/or alterations that may affect the structural capacity of an existing building or other structure shall require a building permit.
    2. Footprint expansion. All expansions of the existing footprint (as defined in Chapter 147.15) of a building shall require a building permit.
    3. Assessor’s use.
      1. ​All residential home improvements to a building or other structure costing in excess of one thousand five hundred dollars ($1500) per structure per year shall require a building permit. If labor is to be done by the owner, then the value of the improvement shall be determined by doubling the value of the materials used.
      2. All improvements to a commercial structure, regardless of what value, shall require a building permit.
    4. Moving Buildings. Whenever a structure is to be moved, a building permit shall be required. Compliance with Chapter 142 of the Code of the Town of Conway is required to move a structure.
  2. A certificate of occupancy/compliance is required by the Town of Conway after completion of work under all commercial non-residential or multifamily building permits. A certificate of occupancy/compliance may be issued by the Town of Conway as requested after completion of work under a one or two family residential building permit.
Building permit required; certificate of occupancy.

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88-4