Repair in kind, (RIK), is defined as:
"Repairs which use the same or similar materials in the same or a similar location which comply with the currently adopted code. To be issued without plans, such repairs must be limited to 40 lineal feet of wall."
Non-Structural Repair in Kind
Definition: Electrical, mechanical and plumbing work connected with remodeling or damage repair.
- Kitchen/Bath remodel (No altered walls)
- Deck Repair
- Deck Rebuild (if not over 10 feet high)
- Flood Damage (minor non-structural)
- Other Water Damage (minor non-structural)
- Fire Damage (minor non-structural)
- Storm Damage (minor non-structural)
- Siding, windows, re-roof and doors - Contract cost
- New plumbing (sink, dishwasher etc.): Minimum fees, quantity used for info only
- New electrical (circuits, subpanel, etc): Minimum fees, quantity used for info only
- New mechanical (ductwork, etc.): Minimum fees, quantity used for info only
- Other non-structural damage (sheet rock, sub-floor, ceiling material): Contract cost
Structural Repair in Kind
Definition: Wall replacement, cutting holes in roof/walls or removing walls affecting 40 lineal feet or less of wall. The work done meets the definition of conventional light-frame construction in the Building Code and does not require a design analysis. If more than 40 lineal feet of wall is affected plans are required and the permit cannot be issued via the Internet.
- Dry Rot repair (subject to remodel policy)
- Alteration of walls in connection with remodel
- Damage repair (Structural) – Contract cost
Fees: Contract cost of structural work, not including finish work such and floor and wall coverings.