Business / Construction / Permit : A governmental municipal authorization to perform a building process as in: Zoning\Use permit -Authorization to use a property for a specific use e.g. A garage, a single family residence etc. Demolition permit - Authorization to tear down and remove an existing structure. Grading permit - Authorization to change the contour of the land. Septic permit - A health department authorization to build or modify a septic system. Building permit - Authorization to build or modify a structure. Electrical permit - A separate permit required for most electrical work. Plumbing permit - A separate permit required for new plumbing and larger modifications of existing plumbing systems.

Other Words for Permit

Permit Adjective Synonyms: license, authority, authorization, franchise, warrant, pass, passport, visa


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