Who is responsible to get the permit, me, or my contractor?

The owner or his/her agent, a licensed engineer, architect, or plumbing, electrical or other contractor employed in connection with the proposed work can apply for a permit. If the application is by a person other than the owner in fee, it shall be accompanied by an affidavit of the owner or the authorized person making the application, that the proposed work is authorized by the owner in fee, and that the applicant is authorized to make such application. All issued permits shall remain the property of the owner even if the application was made by a contractor or authorized agent.

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1. When do I need a construction permit?
2. Do I need a construction permit to replace my sidewalk or service walk?
3. Do I need a construction permit to remove a tree?
4. Do I need a construction permit to widen my driveway?
5. Where can I file for a construction permit or get an application?
6. How do I complete a construction permit application?
7. How long will it take to get my permit?
8. How do I check the status of my permit once it is submitted?
9. How much does a construction permit cost?
10. How can I pay for the construction permit?
11. How do I schedule an inspection?
12. Who is responsible to get the permit, me, or my contractor?
13. Who should I contact with a concern regarding runoff/drainage?
14. Who should I contact with a concern regarding property maintenance?
15. Does Westfield require a Certificate of Occupancy (CO) or Continued Certificate of Occupancy (CCO) when I sell my home or to open my business?