Planning will make for smooth home-improvement projects

Adelicia Caree

Spring has arrived, and many may be thinking about starting a home-improvement project to go along with blooming trees and warmer weather.  

Before beginning any construction, be it a new home addition, patio or deck, garage, pool, fence or other home-improvement project, please contact the community development department at 614.939.2254 to determine if a permit will be necessary. 

For projects like decks, patios, pools and fences, permit applications need to include: 

• a residential application form 

• two copies of scaled drawings indicating the dimensions of the project 

• two copies of a site plan showing the project (with distances

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Gate City Bank contributes $10 million for home improvement programs in Minnesota, North Dakota | Business

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Beginning April 1, and running through Oct. 31, Gate City Bank will once again partner with various cities across North Dakota and central Minnesota in an effort to revitalize mature neighborhoods, helping local homeowners make repairs and improvements with a low interest rate.

“Creating a better way of life for our customers, communities and fellow team members is at the heart of who Gate City Bank is,” said Jeana Marshall, vice president of personal lending operations. “We’re very excited to see where these local partnerships can benefit homeowners and communities alike.”

Qualifying improvements for the bank’s home improvement programs range

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On the Upper East Side, Two Grand Mansions Sell at Steep Discounts

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The unit, which extends 6,829 square feet, takes up the entire 27th floor. It is currently configured with just two bedrooms. But the primary suite encompasses 2,000 square feet on the east wing and features two onyx and marble bathrooms, two spacious dressing rooms, a sitting room and an office. The home also includes four terraces, offering park and cityscape views.

Mr. Kimmel, an active philanthropist, founded the Jones Apparel Group and owns the film production company Sidney Kimmel Entertainment. Besides “Crazy Rich Asians,” his list of films include “The Kite Runner” and “Lars and the Real Girl” and “Adventureland.”

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A New York Interior Designer Marries Midcentury Style and Tradition in Her Upstate Abode

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“It was a crisp February Saturday, soft snow blanket on the ground, when we first set foot in the old farmhouse,” says Gabriella. The house is believed to have been constructed sometime around 1860.

From the moment they stepped inside the old farmhouse, it was, as New York–based interior designer Gabriella Horn says, love at first sight. “The ceiling is the first thing that greets you—the arrangement of knotty pine boards feels like a sacred-geometry fit for the elk lodge of some mountain coven. We were hooked,” she declares.

Two short months and an accepted offer later, she was fast

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State lawmakers considering bathroom signage bill

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The bill says businesses required to put up signs would have 30 days to put up the signs after being notified they’re not in compliance.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee lawmakers are considering a bill that will ask businesses to put up signs on the bathroom entrances notifying people about who is allowed in which restroom.

The bill, sponsored by Republican Representative Tim Rudd, is heading to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

“Where there is an actual policy that the property owner has that allows the opposite sex enter that restroom, you simply have to put a notice outside the restroom door

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