How many people can normally reside in a single-family dwelling?
Generally the occupancy is limited by the size of the structure. Simply put, you must have a minimum of fifty (50) sq. ft. per person in a bedroom (minimum bedroom size is 70 sq. ft) and the bedrooms must meet the minimum requirements of the housing code. The other factors are defining a family unit. A family unit is defined as parents and their children or other blood relatives or, for the purpose of regulating occupancy; no more than three (3) unrelated people living together as a household unit.

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1. When is an occupancy permit required?
2. How many people can normally reside in a single-family dwelling?
3. What are the fees for a minimum standards inspection and an occupancy permit? How long are they good for?
4. How soon can I schedule a residential inspection?
5. Can I mail in the application along with the payment and schedule it over the phone?
6. What types of payment are accepted for occupancy permits and inspections?
7. How do I add or remove someone from an occupancy permit?
8. What are some construction examples that require a building permit?
9. Are building permits expensive?
10. What happens if I start a project that requires a permit without first having obtained the permit?
11. What are some of the most common ordinance violations?
12. If I receive an ordinance violation letter from the city and just ignore it will my problems go away?
13. So I get the court summons, now what do I do?
14. I want to work outside using power tools and lawn equipment, are there any noice restrictions?