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    People often ask us whether it is possible or necessary to get a permit for an alternative building project like ours. The answer is, it depends! We did apply for a permit and actually received oneā€¦ although we did not mention tires or papercrete. On the application, we said we have a mobile home (we do) and said we wanted to build a metal roof over the top and add two, 6 feet X 55 feet covered additions, supported by ten 4 foot X 4 foot posts, along the sides (which we did). In reality, we probably did not need to have a permit in the first place since no…