Water Heater Pros | Water Heater Independant Permit Service Available in Sacramento, California.
DO I NEED A PERMIT FOR SACRAMENTO, PLACER, EL DORADO AND YOLO COUNTY AREAS?
If your home is located within Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado and Yolo Counties then yes, PERMITS ARE REQUIRED,
to replace a water heater per "California Plumbing Code" (2013 CPC Section 502.1)
All permit fees are listed below, some other areas as those listed above, do not require permits for water heater replacements, verify your area and zip code.
For faster compliance with the permit and inspection requirement, we offer an independent permit service to obtain your permit, for a flat fee of only $79 plus the cost of the permit, this service includes, filling out the forms, obtaining the permit, scheduling the completed work inspection and other associated services.
WHY DO I NEED A PERMIT
An inspector is going to assure you, that the water heater was installed correctly and meets all local safety code requirements. If the water heater was installed incorrectly by an unlicensed contractor and it causes flood damage or a fire inside the home, your insurance company may deny your claim for damages and you may be fined by the administration authority in your area.
CAN I GET MY OWN PERMIT
Yes, a homeowner may obtain their own permits and schedule the inspection themselves. Permits must be obtained from your local city or county building department. After the permit has been issued, and after the work is completed an inspection per (2013 CPC Section 503.2) is performed and the permit form is signed by the inspector as work completed an up to current code.