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Permit Description

To excavate, remove and dispose soil or rock from a site to form an open face/pit.

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The replacement, repair or new installation of a fence on private property. Common fence materials include but are not limited to wood, chain link, wire or metal.

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Trash collection by private haulers is prohibited between the hours of 9 pm and 7 am in residential, special purpose, or waterfront zones, or within 300 feet of any of these zones.

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Have a complaint about a business? Didn’t get what you paid for? We want to hear from you.

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How Can You Protect Yourself?

To be sure your purchase is measured and weighed correctly:

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Filing a Zoning Complaint
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The “Hire Licensed!” campaign is an initiative developed to prevent consumer frauds and scams. DCRA encourages consumers to verify licensure before hiring professionals.

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DCRA is continuing to improve online services for constituents by digitally transforming online options for our customers.  All Filing Representatives will be required to register using this application to file a permit application on behalf of a property owner.  The process is quick an

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Permit Description

A temporary structure on private property used for the purpose of selling legal fireworks (seasonal permit)

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DCRA Corporations Division Web Portal allows you to form all domestic filing entities and receive other Corporation services.

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A permit that allows construction of foundation up to grade. This permit is issued at the permit holders own risk without assurance that a permit for the entire structure will be granted.

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Renovation or new construction of a detached or attached structure (garage) on private property.

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Getting a construction permit in the District involves different elements based on the scope of your project.

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How to get the correct permit before starting a new structure, or modifying an existing one.

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When you apply for a building permit to do exterior work on your property (such as building an addition or adding a deck), you must include a building plat – a plat map that includes drawings of all existing and proposed property improvements such as the house, the driveway, the deck you wa

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A home occupation is a business, profession or other economic activity conducted full- or part-time in the principal residence of the person conducting the business.

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A home occupation is a business, profession or other economic activity conducted full- or part-time in the principal residence of the person conducting the business.

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