What are the requirements for driveways?
  1. All aggregate sub-base shall be mechanically compacted.
  2. Minimum thickness for drive: 5-inch P.C. concrete on 2-inch compacted aggregate sub-base (CA-6 Graduation) or 2-inch bituminous surface on 6-inch compacted aggregate sub-base (CA-6 Graduation).
  3. Driveways shall have a minimum slope of 2% and a maximum slope of 8%.
  4. Driveway aprons shall have a minimum slope of 2% and a maximum slope of 5%.
  5. Drainage not to adversely effect adjoining lots.
  6. Minimum thickness for aprons: 6-inch P.C. Concrete on 2-inch compacted aggregate sub-base (CA-6 Graduation) or 3-inch bituminous surface on 6-inch compacted aggregate sub-base (CA-6 Graduation).
  7. No wire mesh allowed in apron.
  8. Sidewalk shall extend through the driveway.

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1. What work requires a permit? What happens if I don't obtain a permit?
2. Why do I need a permit?
3. What do I need to obtain a building permit?
4. As the homeowner, can I do the work myself and if I am doing the work myself, do I still need to get a permit?
5. How long does it take to obtain a building permit? Do permits expire?
6. Who is responsible for obtaining the permit?
7. Do plans have to be architecturally stamped and sealed? Does each page need to be stamped?
8. If we are putting on a Second Story Addition, do the plans need to be stamped?
9. I'm putting in a deck. What do I need? Will I have inspections?
10. What are the requirements for driveways?
11. I'm building a fence. What is the recommended depth the posthole should be?
12. Must my garage have electric?
13. Do I need inspections? How do I set them up?
14. Which contractors need insurance and licenses?
15. Do I have to select a particular Knox box?
16. Can I use PVC underground?
17. Is a roof permit required? Is an ice & water shield required for roofs?
18. If I do any work to my home, will my property taxes be increased?
19. I’m thinking about doing some work, can you recommend a contractor?
20. When am I obligated to contact JULIE?