Owners / Homeowners
Owners / homesteaders may apply for a warm air / ventilation permit for a single-family dwelling if you meet all of the following conditions:
- You own the property
- You legally homestead the property
- You perform the refrigeration work yourself
Owners / homesteaders of duplexes must be living in the half / side of the duplex where the refrigeration work will be performed.
If you are the owner of a single-family dwelling or duplex and do not homestead the portion you are working in, you can not apply for a refrigeration permit. (A homesteader occupies the dwelling unit and is registered as the homesteader in Ramsey County. To file for homestead, contact Ramsey County Homestead at (651) 266-2100.)
Warm air / ventilation permits for the following properties must be obtained by an warm air / ventilation contractor licensed by the City of Saint Paul:
- Residential properties of three units or larger
- Commercial properties
Warm air / ventilation contractors, licensed by the City of Saint Paul, may perform warm air / ventilation work on any property in Saint Paul with the appropriate permit. If a licensed warm air / ventilation contractor has been hired, they are responsible for obtaining the warm air / ventilation permit and complying with code requirements.