09:32AM | 01/28/04
Member Since: 01/27/04
2 lifetime posts

I'm in the process of a remodel. And I have a question about... city approval vs an inspector denial.

1. I drew up a set of plans and stated all the existing window sizes that would be with all new vinyl

2. It was approved and stamped by the city fire, plan, structure depts.

3. The inspector came by denied it. He said it needs to have a 24x20 opening and not a 20x24 opening.

If the city approved it, can it be appealed? What can I do to fix this problem without buying new larger windows plus installation?

Thank you,


09:26AM | 01/30/04
Member Since: 02/03/03
77 lifetime posts
If it was approved by the city building dept, I would think that is good enough and I would let the inspector know that the City already approved it and that it is according to plan. If that doesn't work, let him know that you want to go up the chain of command, ask to speak to his supervisor. If you did not change the existing opening (basically you just installed a new better window), then you should be able to add a window without a permit


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