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bajaboy1 04-15-2008 10:06 AM

Permit needed?
I'm building a 12x20 deck. It will only be about 18" high. In Kentucky, would a permit be required?

skymaster 04-15-2008 10:45 AM

Ask the local inspector!!!!!!!!!!!! Unless someone here lives where you do nobody can answer that question.

Maintenance 6 04-17-2008 06:42 AM

Where I live, you only need a permit if you exceed 30" above grade. Wanna build it here and then ship it to Kentucky? :laughing:

CrossWorks 04-19-2008 07:19 AM

Here in Maine, if the deck is attached to the house, a permit is required. But I think a simple phone call to the town office will answer your questions.

bajaboy1 04-21-2008 11:10 AM

Yep, made the call. Permit required if attached to the house and/or over 120 sf.

CrossWorks 04-21-2008 05:39 PM


Need any help or pointers along the way, just ask. Be glad to help out.:thumbsup:

bajaboy1 04-24-2008 11:27 AM

Thanks, just got done with the wooden playset from hell, so I'm on break for a couple weeks!

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