Mechanical Permit

Mechanical Permit Process

Only a licensed classified Plumber/ Mechanical Contractor/ Homeowner or  Residential Home Builder can obtain a mechanical permit.

Permit Application

*Process begins in the Building Department. You must completely fill out a gas application (owner’s name, contact information and contractor’s name, contact information).

Contractor will need the following

  • Mechanical application
  • Photo I.D.
  • Contractors card
  • Property Address ( if multi -units need to know suites, lot and apt#)
  • Proposal/ contract with a detailed scope of work and cost of materials and labor work with contractor and owners signature
  • If they are not the license holder a letter giving them authorization to pull permit under  that contractors name
  • New unit/ change out

If State Contractor license is expired no permits can be issued. If local contractor’s card has expired a fee of $40.00 will be added to the permit and a new card will be given.

Mechanical Permit Fees

Application Filing Fee

$30.00 (Non-refundable)

Heating, Ventilating Duct

$10.00 for the first $1,000 of value and $2.00 for each additional $1,000 of value or fraction thereof.

Boiler Based on BTU input:

33,000BTU (1BHP) to
165,000 (5 BHP) - $5.00

165,000 BTU (5 BHP) to
330,000 (10 BHP) - $10.00

330,001 BTU (10 BHP) to
1,165,000 (52 BHP) - $15.00

Required Documents for Mechanical Permits

  • Mechanical Application completed (owner name, owner’s contact information and Contractor’s name, information and license information)
  • Address (if it is an apartment/ duplex need to the know the unit)
  • Proper ID
  • Proof of ownership/ Landlord Consent
  • Letter of Authorization if you are not the Contractor on the Contractor’s Card
  • Contractor’s license
  • Detailed description of the scope of work with the cost of Materials and labor work
  • Need to know if this is a New unit/ Change out?
  • Master Permit number if applicable

Inspections

For inspections contact appropriate inspectors located on Building Department Staff Directory.

  • Monday – Friday 8:00 am -9:00 am for the same day inspections
  • Monday – Thursday 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm for the next day inspections

Types of Inspections

  • Rough
  • Final

Posting of Permit

Work requiring a permit shall not commence until the permit holder or his agents posts the permit card inside a permit box in a conspicuous place on the premise.  The permit shall be protected from weather and located in such position as to permit the Building Official or representative to conveniently make the required entries thereon.  No work can be done until a permit is issued.  The permit cards shall be maintained in position by permit holder until the certificate of Occupancy or Completion is issued by the Building Official.  Inspection(s) will not be done by an inspector if the job site is missing permit drawings and a permit box.

The following are required inspections: If an inspection is not called for whether rough, final, etc. you are subject to lose City or State license.  This includes all new construction, renovations and roof work (must provide a ladder). 

The permit holder must call in his/her own inspections unless an authorization letter has been sent prior to the Building Department from the sub-contractors/ owner giving general contactor the okay to call in their work.

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