In some sporadic cases, the local ordinance may require the Installer to pick up the permit before the build physically. However, in most cases, the homeowner is responsible. If we must become involved to obtain a permit, there will be a fee involved. We will build your structure without a permit. However, we hold no liability or responsibility of the local H.O.A., city zoning department, or others who do not grant final approval or levy a fine against the homeowner. In addition, there will be additional costs for the homeowner if any modifications are required to meet outside requirements, Including moving the structure or required extra materials.