What requires a plumbing permit?
• For all new plumbing installations. • For all existing plumbing installations if a fixture, soil or waste opening or conductor is to be moved or relocated. • For each individual unit of a multistory building if there is more than one unit. • For buildings that are considered separate if: • The connection between them is not a necessary part of the structure of either building. • If they are not under a continuous roof. • For a new house sewer or for a house sewer that is to be replaced. • For a new water service or for a water service that is to be replaced. • For the addition of a backflow prevention device to an existing water service. • For a new water heater installation or for a water heater installation that is to be replaced. • For taking over a plumbing installation originally permitted to another master plumber or for assuming responsibility to correct and test an installation made by someone else. Q: When is a plumbing license required? A: No person shall engage in plumbing