John C Daley wrote:Rebecca, please dont freeze your brain over building with a permit. They have a place in society, but your plans need to be detailed and not changed.
S Bengi wrote:Mortgage holders (Banks) and county gov are a business and they have to think about the cash flow of the house after the initial owner is replaced. So that is why they have these standardized bare minimum setups, that makes the house easy to resell. Now once it is approved. For the most part they don't care what you do unless someone complains.
I know that the $3,000 for a septic system is a lot but at the same time it isn't just think of it as a tax/permit fee, so that the gov/bank can quickly make a money after you leave it. Afterwards we are free to make our own environmentally friendly alterations afterwards.
Arthur Angaran wrote:What if a permie community had a single place to have their own market, on a road that gets a lot of traffic? Kind of like a full time farmers market.