When starting your building project, you should call your local building department or better yet, visit them to receive the correct information regarding your building.
The following items should be addressed:
- Zoning items – Property lines, setbacks from house, outbuildings, easements, septic system, your well & neighbors’ well
- Snow load
- Wind speed in miles per hour.
- Wind exposure either B, C, or D.
- Timetable of permit approval