A building permit is a legal authorization required for construction of a new building, demolition of an existing one or renovation of a structure. Any construction activity, whether residential, commercial or industrial, is required to meet a specific set of rules and regulations laid down by local governing authorities which grants the permit once it confirms that all rules are adhered to.
Seismic Retrofitting refers to increasing the strength of a building to ensure that it is more durable and resistant to the effects of seismic event or earthquakes. It might be needed because a building might not have been designed to be earthquake resistant.
These must-know commercial building renovation tips will enable you to make the right decisions when it comes to your renovation project.