Residential Gas Permit
You need a gas permit when:
- Removing, replacing or installing any gas appliances or equipment, including piping, gas logs, water heaters, furnaces.
- Appliances that are not required to have a permit for replacement are cook tops, stoves, ranges and dryers.
- Installation of new propane tanks or replacing a propane tank of a different capacity or location.
Download required inspections for gas projects (PDF).
|Project Type||"X" = Required Inspection|
Propane Tank 1
Product Line 1
|Adding appliances and equipment for an addition||X||X|
|Installing new appliances and equipment for a new house||X||X|
|Replacing gas-fired equipment (water heater, furnace, boiler, etc.)||X|
|Supplying gas for a generator or pool heater||X||X|
|Installing gas logs||X||X|
|Installing a propane tank where one did not exist||X||X|
|Installing a larger tank than what was originally there||X|
|Replacing or altering gas piping||X||X|
1 Tank and product line inspections are required when a new (temporary or permanent) is installed.
2 A groundwork inspection is required for any gas piping installed below grade including under a concrete slab.
Before scheduling your inspection:
- A not ready fee may be charged if the work to be inspected is not complete when the inspector arrives.
- A re-inspection fee may be charged for third and subsequent inspections of the same type.
When to schedule an inspection:
- Final Gas - After all appliances have been installed and are operational
- Gas Rough-in - After all piping that is to be concealed is installed and tested, and before the building insulation and wall board are installed
- Propane Tank & Product Line - After the tank and piping to the building (product line) are installed