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Old 03-07-2011, 01:02 AM   #1
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Im doing a basement reno the electrical was pre wired and there is a rough in for a washroom both were done from the builder. I want to finish the basement myself and was wondering if I need permits. Im going to change some electrical and add a washroom wich im getting permits and hiring someone, but the framing insulating and drywall and sub floor Im doing myself do I need a permit to do those? im in ontario thx

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Old 03-07-2011, 08:07 AM   #2
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I believe you do need (and want) a permit. There will be inspectors in the house for the future work--
--If they see new work and no record of a permit--you are in trouble.

Basement permits should not be difficult to pull-----Read the code book before applying--That will head off the problem of leaving necessary items off the application.

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