Do I have to get a permit to work on my own home?

Any individual or entity, who intends to construct a new structure, install a mobile home, add a fence or enlarge, alter, move, demolish or repair a presently existing building, structure or mobile home shall first obtain a building permit.
An individual who intends to erect a sign of any description, install fire extinguishing equipment, elevators, engines, steam boilers, furnaces, incinerators or other heat-producing apparatuses on real property or any structure located on real property shall first obtain a building permit therefore for such installation.
The Permit Application can be downloaded from this hyperlink: Building Permit Application