Apply for a Gas Permit


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This is a stand-alone permit, also known as a sub-trade permit. Homeowners or contractors can apply for a gas permit.


General Fees

  • State surcharge for building permits: 3% or $4 min

 Permit Fees

  • Gas (general) – maximum of one inspection (for all gas related activities): $77
  • LP Gas Tank Set: $77


What you will need to fill out the permit:
  • Job valuation
  • Property owner/Tenant name
  • Address - If the address is not available, provide site plan
  • For mobile homes: name/lot#
  • Section/Township/Range
  • Structure type
  • Occupancy type
  • Appliance type (if applicable)
    • LP or Natural gas
    • Total number of outlets
    • Is tank set to existing system (if applicable)
  • Container type (if applicable)
    • Customer owned or leased
    • Number of containers
    • Total capacity
    • Re-qualification dates
    • Is installation two-state
    • Does container serve multiple meter system
    • Meter properly supported
    • Meter number
  • Name, address, phone number and email address of installer

Things To Consider

  • Licensed contractors can submit applications in person or certain types online (after registration)
    • If there is an active building permit for the project, you cannot apply for a sub-trade online
    • Gas permits available online
      • Pool heaters
      • Fixture/Appliances (existing structures only)
      • Tank Sets
  • Owners must appear physically at the permit office to submit the application
    • Your name MUST be on the deed for the property to apply for the permit
    • You must live at the address on the permit - no rental or commercial properties
      • If this is for a non-owner occupied property, only a licensed contractor can apply for the permit
    • You can't send a relative, friend or agent to apply for the permit
      • This includes those holding a power of attorney or a legal representative
  • If the property is held by a corporation, LLC or other business/financial entity, only a licensed contractor can apply for the permit
  • Permits are valid for 180 days after we issue them
    • The permit will extend for an additional 180 days when you request an inspection and it passes

How To

  1. Fill out the application
  2. Submit the application

What's Next

  • Staff will review the application, plans and any accompanying documentation
  • We will notify you if any corrections are needed
  • If no corrections, or corrections are completed satisfactorily, we will notify you when the permit is ready
  • Contractors
    • For in person applications, you or your authorized agent can pick-up the permit
    • For mail-in or faxed permits – we will mail you the permit
    • Online permits – You can download the online permit
  • Pay full permit costs in person
    • Contractors can fax credit card information
  • Submit your notice of commencement (NOC)
    • an inspection cannot be scheduled unless a recorded and certified NOC is submitted to Building Services
  • Schedule inspections

Find links for bolded items in the Resources section below


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General permit resources

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(813) 272-5600

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