Plumbing

Requirements

Plumbing permits are required for: 

  • New plumbing (drain and waste piping and water lines)
  • Any new connections to the potable water system
  • Yard irrigation systems (connections to potable water supply and backflow prevention)
  • House sprinkler systems
  • Water heaters (gas, electric, tankless (instantaneous) and all manufactured home water heaters)
  • Water heat recovery systems
  • New plumbing fixtures (beyond fixture replacement/ maintenance)
  • Water sanitization (new construction and remodeling/additions)

Inspections

Inspections include:

  • Backflow prevention
  • Final inspections
  • Fire-stopping at floor and ceiling lines and wall plates
  • Glues and primers/couplings
  • Joints and fittings
  • Notching and boring of wood
  • Pipe protection
  • Pipe sizing
  • Plumbing materials
  • Slopes and pipe supports
  • Venting