A lot of times and in many circumstances, homeowners while doing renovation may not know that they have put in structures or made modifications to their home that are not in compliance with the code of the local building departments. These structures may be a finished basement, a renovated bathroom […]
It should be noted that a final certificate of occupancy is almost required during closing of a sale of real estate. Whether it is a new construction of a modifications, the mortgage lender will require a final certificate of occupancy to be issued and present in order for the closing […]
A certificate of occupancy is a certificate issued by a local building department to the owner indicating that the building or residential dwellling meets the health and safety standards and therefore can be occupied.