Generally no, however read the terms of your lease to be sure.
Your lease will state what is included, permitted or require approval from the landlord or governing body requiring permits. If some build out requires permits and you do not obtain permits, The landlord may have an issue with that. The lease will state if you must use a licensed contractor and also "hold harmless" "notice of non responsibility" be recorded by the landlord before work begins.
Aug 3, 2013