Permit & Engineering Guide
Your new steel structure from Probuilt Steel Buildings may require a permit. Engineered drawings are available on all of our steel buildings. It is the customer’s responsibility to check with their local building departments to see if a permit is required. If so, Probuilt will provide the necessary engineering required to obtain your permit.
Engineered drawings and plans are available for all of the buildings that Probuilt Steel offers.
It is very important to determine whether you need a permit to build your new steel building at the location you desire. By obtaining the necessary permits and permission will help you avoid unnecessary costs, fines, or additional fees if a permit is necessary. Permitting our steel structures is typically a very easy, straight-forward, and inexpensive process.
Permitting a steel building from Probuilt Steel is easy.
The process of permitting a building will vary depending on the requirements of your building department. However, we have found that it is typically an easy, uncomplicated and inexpensive process. There are several things you should do to make sure you are compliant with your local building requirements.
• Call your local building department or official – determine if you even need a permit for the steel building you are purchasing. In many cases, depending on your location and use, the steel structure you are purchasing may net even need to be permitted. If it does need a permit, find out what process you need to follow. Many building departments have all the information you need online.
• Find out what restrictions or setback requirements you need to follow - Many areas may restrict the size or height of your steel building. Also, typically, if you do need a permit, there are requirements as to how far from your property lines you can build.
• What type of plans are needed – if a permit is required, find out if they will accept digital, emailed plans or if wet-sealed hard copies are required. If special engineered drawing are required, there may be an additional cost though this is rarely the case.
• Let Probuilt know what you need to comply with your building department – Probuilt Steel will work with you to provide any engineered drawings, plans, product approval codes, or anything else you may need to help you with the permitting process.
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