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Zoning News- Do I need a permit to paint my house or replace the roof?

Posted on February 12, 2024


Do I need a permit to paint my house or replace the roof?
Outside the Historic Preservation Overlay District painting and roof replacement are considered maintenance and repair and do not require a permit.
Within the Historic Preservation Overlay District re-painting with the same colors is maintenance and repair, no permit required. A change of color to a color from a pre-approved list only requires a Zoning Permit. Colors not on the pre-approved list must have site-plan review and approval by the Planning Board.
Within the Historic Preservation Overlay District roof replacement with similar materials or materials from a pre-approved list only requires a Zoning Permit. A change of materials or materials not on the pre-approved list requires site-plan review and approval by the Planning Board.

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