Plumbing Inspections

When Required
No plumbing work, unless excepted in this section, shall be undertaken prior to the issuance of a permit therefore by the plumbing inspector. A permit shall be issued to a licensed master plumber, except as provided in subsection (b).


(b) Any permit required by this Code may be issued to any person to do any work regulated by this Code in a single family dwelling used exclusively for living purposes, including the usual accessory buildings and quarters in connection with such building, provided the person is the bona fide owner of such dwelling and that the same will be occupied by said owner of such dwelling and that said owner shall personally purchase all material and perform all labor in connection therewith.

Application & Fees

(c) Applications for permits shall be made on suitable forms provided by the plumbing inspector. No permit or certificate of inspection shall be issued, as provided in the preceding sections, until the person, firm or corporation applying therefore shall have paid to the city clerk the permit fee and any fees for inspection. Permit and inspection fees shall be adopted by resolution of the city commission. (ORD. NO. G-88-04, 4-11-88)


The fee for a plumbing permit is currently established at $10.

Requirements For Plumbing Permits

(a) The plumbing inspector shall have the authority to refuse the issuance of any permit until such time as plans and specifications showing the proposed work in necessary detail have been submitted and he has determined from examination of such plans and specifications that the work will conform to code. If a permit is denied, the applicant may submit revised plans and specifications with payment of additional fee. If, in the course of the work, it is found necessary to make any change in the plans and specifications on which a permit has been issued, amended plans and specifications shall be submitted ands as supplementary permit, subject to the same conditions applicable to original application for permit, shall be issued to cover the change.

(b) Repairs: Repairs involving only the working parts of a faucet or valve, the clearance of stoppages, repairing of leaks or replacement of defective faucets or valves may be made without a permit, provided no changes are made in the piping to the fixtures.

(c) Protection Of Water Supply System: The plumbing inspector shall make such rules and regulations in furtherance of the purposes of this Code and not inconsistent with the specific provisions of this Code, for the installation, repair or alteration of air conditioning systems, water treatment equipment and water-operated devices as may be deemed necessary to properly protect the water supply system. (ORD. NO. G-80-02, 3-12-80