When Is A Gas and/or Plumbing Permit is Required?
A Gas Permit is required whenever gas work is being done, with the following exceptions:
- Carburetion on a motor vehicle
- Air conditioning of cargo transport units
- Gas appliances in or on a recreational vehicle
- Replacement of a residential gas dryer or range if there is no design change to the gas piping or venting system
- Within a mobile home that is being built on a production line basis, but shall not be connected to a gas supply
- A relocation, by a gas utility company, of a natural gas meter from the interior to the exterior of a building
- A connection to replace a residential water heater or a residential heating appliance
A Plumbing Permit is required whenever plumbing work is being done, with the following exceptions:
- To connect a plumbing system to a municipal sewer or water service (unless required by municipal bylaw)
- Replacements such as sinks, toilets, showers, etc.
Who can Obtain a Gas and/or Plumbing Permit
The following individuals may obtain a Gas Permit:
- A journeyman gas fitter
- A person to carry out the work on or within residential premises owned and occupied by that person.
The following individuals may obtain a Plumbing Permit:
- A journeyman plumber
- A person to carry out the work on or within
residential premises owned and occupied by that person