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Possible Permit problem. Need Help.

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So here is the deal. Since my city office was closed on Friday for Good Friday my dad and I got started on my new deck. We set the posts, stringers, joists, and floor board without a permit. This morning my conscience got the best of me and I went in and applied for a building permit. They want to come out for a hole inspection, but obviously our posts are already set. Is there anyway for me to get out of the permit and just continue building without an inspector coming out? Thanks for your input.

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I've been in similar situations with decks.
Probably, the "worst case scenario" will be - they'll pick one of your posts
and have you dig down to verify the depth of the concrete.
Good luck! :)

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