Wednesday, July 22, 2020 / by Todd Mowry
Un-permitted work is work or construction done on a home by either a licensed or unlicensed person that does not carry the necessary permits to make it legal according to the local laws and ordinances. You can check out Orange County Florida's permitting rules and ordinances here.
Whether you are buying or selling a home in Orlando or in the surrounding communities, improvements or repairs done to a home without permits can be a huge pain to deal with. They can cost you a lot of time and money to fix and get corrected.
As a realtor I have seen a lot of un-permitted work situations and they always cause a hassle and can definitely be a deal breaker. People have asked me numerous times if I think they should pull or apply for a permit. You can apply for a permit in Orange County here.
The answer is yes ! Always YES!
It might cause you some hassle and money in the beginning, but it is a whole lot cheaper to get the permit and do i. ...