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1. What is the difference between a Type I and Type II permit?
2. Do I need a permit for a deck, shed, or addition to my home or porch?
3. Is a building permit required for a swimming pool?
4. Are permits required when finishing a residential basement?
5. Does a children’s play-set require a permit?
6. Does a fence require a permit?
7. What is the required guardrail height for a deck, balcony, or porch?
8. Do plans for a new house or addition have to be stamped by an architect or engineer?
9. Who does electrical inspections in Cranberry Township?
10. What are the regulations for a septic system and who enforces them?
11. What buildings require sprinkler systems for fire suppression?
12. Do I need a building permit before starting construction or alteration work?
13. Do I need a permit to build a new driveway onto my property?
14. How can I get an application for a building permit?
15. How much notice do I need to give to arrange an inspection for my building permit?
16. How long does it take to get a Residential building permit?
17. Do I need to pay for a permit when I drop off the application?
18. How many sets of plans must be submitted with a building permit application?
19. Is there an ordinance prohibiting high grass?
20. Are there regulations regarding junk vehicles?
21. What are the regulations regarding dilapidated or unoccupied buildings?
22. Can I build a pond, and if so what are the regulations?
23. Can a single family residence be a rental property?
24. How do I file a complaint regarding building, zoning or property maintenance?
25. Is there a noise ordinance regarding barking dogs?
26. Who do I contact about stormwater issues?
27. Do I need a permit to install a concrete slab or paver type patio?
28. Do I need a permit to install a retaining wall?
29. Where can I find information on building a code-compliant deck for my house?
30. Can I hire my own Building Inspector for work done in Cranberry Township?