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The third part of the building process is getting permission to build the project. This includes getting permits from city, county, state and even national governments. Usually you just need to deal with your city. A project of any significant size, and sometimes even tiny projects like moving a toilet to another wall, require city permits. And depending on the size of the project, obtaining those city permits requires detailed drawings of the building project that include stamps from licensed professionals such as architects, landscape architects, structural engineers, civil engineers, electrical engineers and mechanical engineers. This can get very expensive and unwieldy and often this process either stops people from engaging in a building project or encourages people to circumvent the permitting process altogether. Municipal permitting is necessary but also stifles cre...

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