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Building Code Locator

User our locator tool since building codes significantly by region. Make sure you know the requirements for your project prior to purchasing plans, building materials, or anything else.

While building permits may not be required for agricultural buildings in certain areas, it is best to check with your local government and insurance agent to build the best structure right the first time.

If you don't already have the telephone number to obtain a building permit, or to find out if building codes require anything of you when you construct on your property, use this form to find resources to help you.

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If your metropolitan area is responsible for building codes and building permits then use this form to fill in city data.

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3 second gust maximum wind speed?
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Do I need Sealed / Stamped Structural Plans?
Do I need Sealed / Stamped Truss Drawings?
Is a Soil Test Required?
Are there any peak height restrictions?
Talk to them about plot plan requirements and setbacks.


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