Inspection & Fees
Contact the inspection listed on your permit (7:30 am to 9:00 am, Monday - Friday) for an inspection before any work is concealed, and for final inspection.
The fee is 1% of the total valuation of the work. The value of the work must include the cost of installation, alteration, addition and repairs (including fans, hoods, HVAC units, and heat-transfer units with air as a transfer medium), and all labor and materials necessary for installation. In addition, it shall include all material and equipment supplied by other sources when those materials are normally supplied by the contractor. The minimum fee is $70.00. The state surcharge is applicable.
For each warm air heating system, the permit fee is $70.00 for the first 100,000 input BTU per hour or fraction thereof, plus $13.00 for each additional 100,000 input BTU per hour or fraction thereof (output BTUs do not affect fee calculation). The fee includes system ductwork and/or chimney liner but does not include other ventilation work. The state surcharge is applicable.
For ventilation systems, ductwork, bath exhaust, dryer exhaust, etc., the permit fee is 1% of the total valuation of the work per dwelling unit. The value of the work must include the cost of installation, alteration, addition and repairs (including all labor, materials, and equipment necessary for installation). The minimum fee is $41.00 per dwelling unit. The state surcharge is applicable.
The state surcharge is based on the valuation of the job:
- If the valuation of the job is $1 to $1000, the state surcharge is $0.50
- If the valuation of the job is $1001 or greater, then the surcharge is the estimated cost of the job multiplied times .0005