Why does the Town of Argyle require building permits?

The Town of Argyle and all other cities/towns across the country use the building permit process to verify that construction or development will comply with building codes and Town development standards. The building codes and development standards are adopted by the Town Council and become the law of the Town. The development projects are also inspected to ensure compliance.

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1. How many sets of plans are needed for new home construction?
2. What types of projects require a permit?
3. Do retail food establishments have guidelines under a boil water order?
4. What is the zoning of my property?
5. Is my property in the Town or the ETJ?
6. Why does the Town of Argyle require building permits?
7. What are some of the common permits I should be concerned with?
8. How does one get a permit?
9. Can I do the work myself or must I hire a contractor?
10. What is the requirement for contractors working within the Town?
11. How do inspections work?
12. Who do I need to contact for water connections?