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Adding a Portico

Posted by firstyeargardener (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 30, 09 at 15:28

Hi,

I would like to add a portico on my colonial flat front house. I'm not sure who I contact to have this done. Do I start by going to an architect for drawings or do I hire a contractor to build based on photos I have of what I would like.

I would appreciate if someone could guide me in the right direction.

Thanks.


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RE: Adding a Portico

Before you spend a cent on a designer, check with your municipality regarding zoning and setback requirements.

If this is a city lot, you may be restricted as to what can be added without a variance.

You will also likely require a building permit, so you can check on that at the same time.


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