Permit Services

Many people find swimming in pools as a great way to bond and relax.  However, when people are having fun in the pool, the risk of accidents are often overlooked. Each year, thousands of American families suffer swimming pool tragedies. Most of the incidents involve drownings and non-fatal drownings of...

Property owners often struggle when deciding whether to install a pool enclosure. A pool enclosure enhances the appeal of sitting outdoors any time of day, it blocks the harsh sunlight, no bugs to worry about, no leaves to sweep up and it even acts a...

Has it been a while since you thought about your sprinklers? With summertime finally upon us, homeowners can no longer afford to put lawn care on the backburner. Considering the scorching-hot summer weather Floridians contend with every year, we must be particularly vigilant about keeping...

The short answer, yes (A quick phone call to your local building department will verify this). Whether you’re planning to replace or upgrade your air conditioning system in your home, a permit is required. However, many people do not understand the permit process or why...

People often question why do they need to do mold testing on their home? Most fail to realize the health issues that come with mold. Mold spores are nearly always present inside and outside your home. The problem arises when these spores begin to multiply....

A permit is required if you plan on re-roofing your home and this should be pulled by the licensed contractor that you hire to complete the work.  Will every roofer pull a permit? Not necessarily. Sure, a roofer can reroof your home without a permit...

-Because it’s a code requirement- Roof monitoring during construction is an important element of a successful roofing installation. So important, there are requirements to obtain in-progress and final inspections from a city inspector. However, when necessary field uplift testing is a viable tool to help determine...

  What Egress means for your home's safety (Google Image) Property owners have a responsibility to make sure their properties follow all safety codes. One important safety requirement is to have the proper exit points throughout the property. In building code, a means of egress is a way...

The Importance of ADA Compliance The basis for accessibility requirements is the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990(ADA). The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and...

Aruba specializes in resolving expired building permits and code violations. Call us to have one of our team members review your case!