Residential Building Information
200 sq. ft. or larger accessory building requires a building permit
(Minimum) Setback – 5’ rear and side yard– 10’ from dwelling shall be made fire resistant in such manner as is required for attached garages.
Eaves height – maximum eaves height 14’
Accessory building handout to be completed with building permit application
Deck handout to be completed with building permit application
DETACHED AND ATTACHED GARAGES
Garage handout to be completed with building permit application
Size and height of window
No building permit required
NEW HOME REQUIREMENTS
REQUIRED RESIDENTIAL INSPECTIONS
Footing – Prior to any concrete being placed only required when reinforcement steel is installed.
Foundation – Drain tile, waterproofing, egress requirement.
Rough-in (structural framing) - After approval for electrical mechanical and plumbing. Truss data for floor and or roof will be required to be placed in file.
Exterior envelope – Before any exterior covering is installed an inspection of the required house wrap is required to be completed. All windows and doors shall be flashed to meet the manufacturer’s requirements. Written installation instructions shall be provided by the fenestration manufacturer of each window or door.
Insulation – After all insulation is installed, drywall can be installed on ceiling if blown in insulation is being used. Attic insulation will be checked on final.
Final – When all work is complete and electrical, mechanical and plumbing finals have been approved. A certificate of occupancy will be issued if requested.
The City of Walker no longer requires residential or commercial roofing permits
SCHEDULE OF DISTRICT REGULATIONS(setback information)
Ordinance Section 94-188
The City of Walker no longer requires siding permits
Sun porch, additions, breezeway, decks
Site plan with dimensions
Foundaiton and wall cross section
Completed building permit application
Completed swimming pool application