Can homeowner do their own work on the house?

As long as the property owner owns and occupies the property, they can do the work themselves. They have to get the proper permits.

Exceptions

Any air conditioning work involving freon requires that the property owner have an EPA card to do the work themselves.

CSST-any work using flexible gas piping, the homeowner must have certification in this particular brand to install themselves.

Homeowner can do the work if it is using black iron pipes, which is the standard.

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1. Can homeowner do their own work on the house?
2. Can repair / remodeling work be done by property owner or must it be done by a contractor?
3. Do I need a permit for a gazebo?
4. Do I need a permit if I am installing new windows?
5. Do I need a permit if I am replacing an existing porch?
6. Do I need a permit to install a home alarm system?
7. Do I need a permit to install a sidewalk / walkway on my property?
8. Do I need a permit to place a charitable donation bin in the township?
9. Do I need a permit to put in a patio?
10. Do I need a permit to put up a flag pole?
11. Do I need a permit to replace bathroom fixtures?
12. Do I need a permit to sheet rock?
13. How long do you have to complete work once a permit is issued?
14. How much is the permit for a water heater?
15. What are the specifications for a hand / guardrail on a front porch?
16. What permits are needed for a kitchen renovation / remodel?
17. What permits are needed for a sunroom?
18. What type of permit is needed for rooftop solar panels?
19. Who can apply for a permit?
20. Why are permits needed?