When is a mechanical permit not required?

A Mechanical Permit shall not be required for the following except that a permit is required for vertical and structural support and anchoring of permanent equipment and overhead pipes:

  • Any portable heating appliance.
  • Any portable ventilating equipment.
  • Any portable cooling unit.
  • Any portable evaporative cooler.
  • Any closed system of steam, hot, or chilled water piping within any heating or cooling equipment regulated by the Mechanical Code.
  • Replacement of any component part of assembly of an appliance, which does not alter its original approval and complies with other applicable requirements of the technical codes.

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1. What do I need a building permit for?
2. When is a building permit not required?
3. When is an electrical permit not required?
4. When is a mechanical permit not required?
5. When is a plumbing permit not required?
6. How do I apply for a building permit?
7. What is a project plan?
8. How much does a permit cost?
9. What is included in the project valuation?
10. How long does it take to get a permit?
11. What do I do after my building permit has been approved?