What if the scope of work increases after my building permit is pulled?

The valuation of the project is cumulative. Therefore, if during construction changes are made to the permit; those valuations must be added to the total valuation submitted for the project. If during construction the project increases to over 50% of the depreciated market value of the structure, it must conform to the City's current floodplain management regulations. Project valuations are cumulative for two years, meaning that all open permits for a structure are totaled together. A permit must be finaled for two years before a new project can begin to avoid it having a cumulative effect on valuation.

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1. Is my property in a FEMA Floodplain/Special Flood Hazard Area?
2. What if my parcel is in a Special Hazard Area Floodplain, but the structure(s) are not or my structure is raised?
3. What is the definition of a substantial improvement?
4. What is the definition of the depreciated market value of a structure?
5. How do I determine the valuation of my project?
6. What if the scope of work increases after my building permit is pulled?
7. Do I need to fill out this form for a permit that is done over the counter?
8. What if my project is a Substantial Improvement?
9. Where can I get more information?
10. My neighbor's construction project is making a lot of noise - what is allowed?
11. How far in advance do story poles have to be put up? How long do they stay up?
12. I’m a property owner and I'd like to get a copy of the original set of building plans for my house. Do I still need approval of the design professional?
13. I’m a new business owner and will be replacing the old sign with my new name. Do I still need a sign permit?
14. What is required regarding trash, debris, indoor and outdoor storage?