Electrical / AC / Mechanical / Plumbing - Other Applications

Electrical

Permits are required for most electrical work, including but not limited to:

  • Service Updates
  • Rewires
  • Changes to breaker box
  • Installation of hardwired appliances (such as dishwashers, built-in microwaves, etc)
  • New light fixtures
  • New outlets

Submittal Requirements

  • Electrical repairs or small scope work: Electrical Application
  • Large-scale electrical work
    • Floor Plan depicting work being done

Plan Submittal

Plans may be submitted online electronically

Inspection

Dependent upon the scope of work. See Fee Schedule for possible costs.

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As of April 1st, 2022 the $45.00 plan review fee will be due in order to start the permit process. Applicants will receive an email from the Permit Department with instructions once the application has been accepted. The plan review fee will be included as part of the final fees and is non-refundable. If the  $45.00 plan review fee is not paid within 30 days, the application will be voided and the fee will be collected again in order to re-start the application process. 

Fee Schedule HERE

When do I need an inspection?

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International Building Code Compliance

The Town of Shady Shores adopted the:

*  2018 International Building Code (ICC), which includes the mechanical, plumbing, and fire codes. 

*  2018 International Residential Code.

*  2017 National Electric Code (NEC). 

* 2018 International Plumbing Code

* 2018  International Mechanical Code

All adopted ICC codes are available to view online on the International Code Council website.

Ordinance 335-07-2020


HVAC / Furnaces / Mechanical

Information

Repair or replacement of HVAC or Furnace requires a permit. Adding a new HVAC or furnace will require plan review with adherence to international energy codes. Mechanical work that is part of an alteration, shall be included in the alteration permit. 

Submittal Requirements

A Mechanical permit may be submitted online electronically.

Inspections Required

Mechanical Final

Frequently Asked Questions About HVAC Permits


Is a permit required for ductwork?

Yes. 



Plumbing

Information

All plumbing repairs and replacement require a permit. Please note that if plumbing work is part of an alteration, it shall be included in the alteration permit. 

Submittal Requirements

A Plumbing Permit may be submitted online electronically. 

Inspection Required

Plumbing final

"PODS", Moving Storage Containers 

A temporary storage unit (Unit) is defined for purposes of the ordinance (ARTICLE 8.05 TEMPORARY STORAGE UNITS):

Storage or moving container, generally constructed of metal, and including rental units and purchased units. Rental units are generally available in units from 7 to 16 feet long, 8 feet high, and 8 feet wide. Units for ownership or rental may also be shipping containers from cargo ships which may also be carried on semi-tractor trailers, and which may be 40 to 55 feet in length. All moving or storage containers generally meeting the criteria in this article are included in the definition of “unit” in this article. Modifications such as windows, foundations, exterior cladding or other changes do not exempt the unit from the provisions of this article.

Portable Storage Unit Application