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1. Can building permit applications be sent through the mail?
2. Can I convert my basement to bedroom, playroom, or other living space?
3. Can I get a copy of the original plans for my house?
4. Can I get copy of my Certificate of Occupancy/Compliance?
5. Does my property have all the necessary Certificates of Occupancy / Compliance?
6. How can I speak to an Inspector?
7. How do I get a History Letter?
8. How high must a fence be when you have a swimming pool?
9. How long is a building permit valid for?
10. How many layers of shingles can I add to an old roof?
11. Is a building permit required for a deck?
12. Is a building permit required for a fence?
13. Is a building permit required for a finished basement?
14. Is a building permit required for a shed?
15. Is a building permit required for all swimming pools?
16. Is a building permit required for new roof?
17. Is a building permit required for new windows?
18. Is it possible to obtain property setbacks over the telephone?
19. Is a survey of my property on file and can I get a copy?
20. Must I put the finished side of a fence outward?
21. What are the hours of operation for the Building Department?
22. What are the setbacks in my area?
23. What is needed to obtain a building permit?
24. What is the residential fees for a building permit?
25. What is the Suffolk County Tax Map (SCTM) Number of my property?
26. What is the zoning of my property?
27. What uses are permitted on my property?
28. Where may I put a fence on my property?
29. Where may I put my shed/accessory building?