Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Per City Municipal Code Chapter 12.31 effective January 1, 2007.

Permit required. No HVAC work shall be installed in any building or any part thereof within the City until a permit has been obtained by a HVAC State Certified Contractor or by the owner of the premises.

Application. An application for an HVAC permit shall be made upon a form furnished by the Building Inspector click on the following link  for a "fillable" HVAC application.

Plans. With the application, a set of plans and specifications showing, in detail, the HVAC work for which a permit is requested. The Building Inspector may waive the filing of plans for alterations and repairs if sufficient detail is included on the application.

Fees.  HVAC fees are as follows:  (Fees are subject to change per Council resolution - contact Building Inspector for current permit fees.)

  • Commercial: $10 for each $1,000 of cost for first $100,000 then $1 per $1,000 thereafter.
  • Residential: $35 plus $1 per hundred of job value.

In the event that work is started BEFORE a permit is issued, the above-stated fees which are applicable shall be doubled.

Inspection of work. The contractor or homeowner shall notify the Building Inspector when ready for inspection.

Please refer to Comm 23 of the Uniform Dwelling Code for further information or contact the Building Inspector at 715-526-6150.