How do I obtain a Certificate of Occupancy and Certificate of Approval?

Certificates of Occupancy (CO) or Certificate of Approval (CA) are issued when all of the inspections are performed and passed. View the Certificate of Occupancy Requirements and Pre-final Construction Checklist.

Temporary Certificate of Occupancy

Temporary Certificates of Occupancy (TCO) are issued at the discretion of the Construction Official. All final inspections must be performed and inspectors must agree that the project is suitable for a TCO. The unfinished work must be listed on the TCO and the TCO will be issued with an expiration date. The applicant must complete the unfinished work and call for final inspections before the TCO expires. A TCO is generally issued with a time limit of no more than six months. It is illegal to use or occupy a structure without a valid CO or TCO.

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