You'll need a permit from your local county to demolish your home. Most licensed contractors will obtain a permit and file it for you. Different regulations must be met in different locations. These laws are there to protect the community and its infrastructure.
Failure to obtain a permit and comply with regulations could result in a fine and your contractor could lose their license. If the house you own or want to buy must be demolished, it must be demolished. But there are ways to do it cheaply. Creative demolition solutions can often reduce costs.
Homeowners undertake home demolition projects for several reasons. A buyer plans to build a house on a property with an irreparable structure. A home is severely damaged by a fire, earthquake, or other natural disaster. The developers want to build a commercial project on a property with a dilapidated house.
Home demolition projects involve permit, labor and deconstruction costs. Homeowners must also often perform environmental remediation work. General, building and residential contractors can perform demolitions within their respective fields.