Do You Need a Permit for HVAC Work in Red Bank NJ

permit for HVAC work in Red Bank NJChanging your HVAC system? Don’t forget about getting your permit for HVAC work in Red Bank, NJ, or it could cost you. As with most home improvement or construction projects, property owners who change out their HVAC system need to ask about state and local requirements. It’s important that consumers are aware of their responsibilities so they aren’t stuck with fines…or an inefficient HVAC system.

Do You Really Need a Permit?

Some of the most common types of unpermitted work include renovations done on older homes, appliance upgrades, garage and patio conversions. The National Association of the Remodeling Industry notes that work completed without a permit could invalidate a homeowner’s insurance after a fire or flood.

Either out of ignorance, an attempt to save money or working with unlicensed contractors, some New Jersey homeowners often get repairs done to their property without obtaining the proper permits. And it can be a costly mistake.

Brown’s urges residents and business owners to follow these tips before hiring anyone to work on their property:

  • Hire only licensed contractors; verify identity by asking to see their license.
  • Always double check the license number to make sure it’s in good standing.
  • Never pay in cash.
  • Check references and get a written contract before work begins.

When Is A Permit for HVAC Work in Red Bank, NJ Required?

Pursuant to adoption in the March 5, 2018 New Jersey Register, the requirements for minor work and ordinary maintenance have recently changed. “Ordinary maintenance” does not require a permit and includes: finishes such as painting and flooring, siding, windows or doors, cabinets, decks, insulation, gutters, hot tubs, etc. “Minor work,” on the other hand, requires plan review, a full permit, and inspections. This includes renovation work, elevators, piping, water heaters, HVAC equipment, alarm systems, plumbing installation.

For a complete list, visit the NJ Statewide – NJ Uniform Construction Code.

Need a Permit for HVAC Work in Red Bank NJ? Brown’s Can Handle That (and more)!

At Brown’s, we always handle this process for our customers.

Every township has their own codes and requirements and it’s easy to get a permit denied if you haven’t filled out the permit correctly. The experts at Brown’s have been doing this for many years. We know all the ins and outs of getting a permit for HVAC work in Red Bank, NJ and every town in Monmouth County.  We’ll obtain a copy of the permit when it’s ready and stamped by the township so the customer has a record of everything.

Call our experts at 732-741-0694 to learn more.