Residential HVAC Permit
Residential Mechanical Permits
A residential mechanical permit is required for the following work on a residential building or structure (single family or two-family dwelling or associated accessory structure such as a garage)
- Renovate and repair mechanical or fuel gas systems.
- Extend or modify an existing mechanical or fuel gas system.
- Installation of new mechanical or fuel gas systems.
Please see Permit Home for definition of residential structures and work types. Please see work not requiring a permit for work that can be performed without a PLI permit.
Mechanical Work Scope:
The work types for residential mechanical permits are for all work types.
- Mechanical Equipment – Exterior
- Mechanical Equipment – Interior
- Exhaust System
- Fuel Gas Piping
- Hydronic System
- Refrigeration System
The permit process consists of the following steps:
- Application Submission
- Application Review
- Residential mechanical permits do not require submission of drawings for PLI
- Permit Issuance
- Permit Inspections
- Permit Completion
Please see Other Agency Coordination for processes related to other agencies that may relate to your permit scope. For residential mechanical permits:
- Zoning Development Review application (ZDR) submission is required for the following:
- Mechanical Equipment – Exterior work scope.
- Any work scope if the property is located in a regulated floodplain.