Tag Archives: municipal code violations

Are construction code violations a serious matter?

You bet they are… People call me all the time to ask me about the severity of the changes they made to their properties without permits. There’s no such a thing as a free lunch, people…It is cheaper to hire a consultant to prepare plans for a remodel or addition to your home than to […]

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Changes during construction

Be very careful when you or your contractor make changes on the site As a professional dedicated to serving my clients, I do not seem to ever be prepared to watch the homeowners turn on me and the other consultants to side with their contractors. It is amazing to me how blind and deaf homeowners […]

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Contractors vs. Engineers

I have mentioned many times in my articles that the construction documents or blueprints approved by the city or county officials are legal documents that need to be followed precisely. I cannot emphasize that enough. As we all know, the first thing that needs to be built in any project is the footing, the foundation […]

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