Why does the City require building permits?

Building permits are required to ensure that the construction meets the requirements of all state, city and fire prevention codes. Inspections are completed on all permits issued to ensure the safety and welfare of the citizens of West Melbourne.

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1. Why does the City require building permits?
2. Is a permit required for my project?
3. What licenses are required for those who apply for a permit?
4. How long does it take for a permit to be approved?
5. Why do I need to submit surveys of my property?
6. Can I obtain a permit as an owner-builder?
7. Do my plans need to be signed and sealed?
8. What time is my inspection?
9. What are the results of my inspection?
10. Where is the location of my septic tank or drain field?
11. How do I apply for a permit?
12. Does my neighbor have a permit for work being done on their property?