Can the City waive a code requirement?
No, codes cannot be waived. However, if an alternate way of building something is proposed and will provide the same degree of safety as what the code require, it may be approved as an alternate method by the Chief Building Official.

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1. Do I have to hire a licensed contractor to do work on my own home?
2. How am I protected as a homeowner hiring a contractor?
3. Do I have to bring an older home up to current codes when remodeling?
4. What if I've made an alteration to my home without pulling a permit?
5. What if I need a permit extension?
6. Why would a Stop Work Order be issued?
7. Can the City waive a code requirement?