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A building permit is required for:Moving, replacing or constructing new walls or partitionsRelocating or installing new plumbing fixturesRelocating or creating new windows, doors, or steps of any kind
All electrical work should be explained to the State of Delaware (302-744-4504) tofind out if an electrical permit and inspection is required.
The International Residential Code Section R907.3 states: “New roof coverings shall notbe installed without first removing existing roof coverings where any of the followingconditions occur: (1) Where the existing roof or roof covering is water-soaked or hasdeteriorated to the point that the existing roof or roof covering is not adequate as a basefor additional roofing. (2) Where the existing roof covering is wood shake, slate, clay,cement or asbestos-cement tile. (3) Where the existing roof has two or moreapplications of any type of roof covering.”
The Unified Development Code Section 40 04 110 E 1 b states “Chimneys, cornicesand eaves may project not more than two (2) feet into any required yard.”