Denied a building permit

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Hi Bigger Pockets Community: 

I recently bought a property under a contract for deed.

The property needs some work and I am needing pull a building permit.

When I went to get a permit to start rehab, the city employee told me since this is a contract for deed and does not match the county database, I will have to have the person I am purchasing the property from pull the permit.

This makes no sense to me and has anyone else ran into this problem before?



I just went through this for a Builder’s Permit. We had the title company send us a letter stating they had already processed the paperwork and the deed was being transferred to our LLC’s name.

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