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Simple "No-Plan" Plumbing/Gas Permit

Homeowners, property owners and licensed contractors can obtain a Simple "No-Plan" Plumbing/Gas Permit for minor installations, including:

  • Water heater replacements, except tankless types
  • Water or sewer piping repairs
  • Gas line repairs
  • Repair or replacement of drains
  • Water softener installations
  • Pressure Reducing Valves (PRV) for domestic service

If your project is for a single-family home or duplex,  select a Simple No-Plan Combination Permit when you initiate the application process. The Simple No-Plan Combination Permit application can include any combination of electrical, mechanical equipment and/or plumbing/gas work.    

Applicants will receive their permit normally within two business days. Inspections can be scheduled once the invoice is paid and the permit is issued.

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