Gas Permit General Information

When is a Gas Permit required?

A Gas Permit is required to install, alter, or add to a gas system and needs to be applied prior to the work commencing.

We are planning on using propane to heat our home, do I need a gas permit?

Yes, you need a gas permit for both the installation of the propane appliance, furnace, range, etc., and for the placement of the propane tank on the property.

Do I require a permit for a new residential furnace or changing out a gas hot water tank?

Yes, if any alterations are made to the gas piping and/or the venting.

How long are Gas Permits valid?

Permits are valid for one year, provided the project is not suspended for more than 120 days and work is commenced within 90 days of permit issuance. Time extension may be granted upon written request. However all work must be completed within the life of the associated Development and Building Permits.

Who should apply for the permit?

A landowner who personally resides on the parcel of land where the work is to occur, or a licensed gasfitter can apply for a gas permit.