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What type of work requires a Plumbing/Mechanical Permit?

A/C-Heat (new and replacement)-also requires an Electrical Permit
Backflow Preventer
Bath Tub Liners
Boilers (new/replacement)**
Gas Fireplaces
-also requires a Building and Fire Permit
Fixtures-New Installation (not existing replacements-new in new locations)
Furnaces (new/replacement)**
Gas Piping
Hot Water Heaters (new/replacement)**/Electrical Water Heater
Pool Heaters
-also requires a Fire and/or Electrical Permit
Sewer Connections
Tanks-Installation-also requires a Fire Permit
Water Service Connections

**Mechanical Permits are only to be used for direct replacement of boilers, furnaces, and water heaters in single family homes only.  They cannot be used for any other residential dwelling.
A direct replacement of a boiler, furnace or water heater in any residence other than a single family home requires both a Plumbing Permit and a Fire Permit.  A new installation of a boiler, furnace or water heater in any residence requires both a Plumbing Permit and a Fire Permit.

 

 

 

 

Updated 3/2/2011 9:26 AM
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