Permit Issuance and Heaters

  1. For the issuance of each mechanical permit:  $23.50
  2. For issuing each supplemental permit for which the original permit has not expired, been canceled or finaled    $7.25

 Unit Fee Schedule

(Note: the following do not include permit-issuing fee.)

  1. Furnaces
    – For the installation or relocation of each forced-air or gravity-type furnace or burner, including ducts and vents attached to such appliance, up to and including 100,000 Btu/h (29.3 kW):   $14.80
    – For the installation or relocation of each forced-air or gravity-type furnace or burner, including ducts and vents attached to such appliance, over 100,000 Btu/h (29.3 kW):  $18.20
    – For the installation or relocation of each floor furnace, including vent:  $14.80
    – For the installation or relocation of each suspended heater, recessed wall heater or floor-mounted unit heater: $14.80
  2. Appliance Vents
    For the installation, relocation or replacement of each appliance vent installed and not included in an appliance permit:  $7.25
  3. Repairs or Additions
    For the repair of, alteration of, or addition to each heating appliance, refrigeration unit, cooling unit, absorption unit, or each heating, cooling, absorption or evaporative cooling system, including installation of controls regulated by the Mechanical Code: $13.70
  4. Boilers, Compressors and Absorption Systems
    – For the installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor to and including 3 horsepower (10.6 kW), or each absorption system to and including 100,000 Btu/h (29.3 kW):  $14.70
    – For the installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor over 3 horsepower (10.6 kW) to and including 15 horsepower (52.7 kW), or each absorption system over 100,000 Btu/h (29.3 kW) to and including 500,000 Btu/h (146.6 kW): $27.15
    – For the installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor over 15 horsepower (52.7 kW) to and including 30 horsepower (105.5 kW), or each absorption system over 500,000 Btu/h (146.6 kW) to and including 1,000,000 Btu/h (293.1 kW):  $37.25
    – For the installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor over 30 horsepower (105.5 kW) to and including 50 horsepower (176 kW), or each absorption system over 1,000,000 Btu/h (293.1 kW) to and including 1,750,000 Btu/h (512.9 kW):  $55.45
    – For the installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor over 50 horsepower (176 kW), or each absorption system over 1,750,000 Btu/h (512.9 kW):  $92.65
  5. Air Handlers
    – For each air-handling unit to and including 10,000 cubic feet per minute (cfm) (4719 L/s), including ducts attached thereto  Note: this fee does not apply to an air-handling unit which is a portion of a factory-assembled appliance, cooling unit, evaporative cooler or absorption unit for which a permit is required elsewhere in the Mechanical Code.  $10.65
    – For each air-handling unit over 10,000 cfm (4719 L/s)  $18.10
  6. Evaporative Coolers
    For each evaporative cooler other than portable type:   $10.65
  7. Ventilation and Exhaust
    – For each ventilation fan connected to a single duct: $7.25
    – For each ventilation system which is not a portion of any heating or air-conditioning system authorized by a permit: $10.65
    – For the installation of each hood which is served by mechanical exhaust, including the ducts for such hood:  $10.65
  8. Incinerators
    – For the installation or relocation of each domestic-type incinerator:  $18.20
    – For the installation or relocation of each commercial or industrial-type incinerator: $14.50
  9. Miscellaneous
    For each appliance or piece of equipment regulated by the Mechanical Code but not classed in other appliance categories, or for which no other fee is listed in the table: $10.65

Other Inspections and Fees

  1. Inspections outside of normal business hours, per hour (minimum charge–two hours)           $49.50*
  2. Reinspection fees assessed under provisions of Section 116.6, per inspection                    $49.50*
  3. Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated, per hour (minimum charge–one-half hour)            $49.50*
  4. Additional plan review required by changes, additions or revisions to plans or to plans for which an initial review has been completed (minimum charge–one-half hour)                                                                            $49.50*

*Or the total hourly cost to the jurisdiction, whichever is the greatest. This cost shall include supervision, overhead, equipment, hourly wages and fringe benefits of the employees involved.

Contact Us

Allison Judge, Permit Specialist, 253-299-5530, allisonj@sumnerwa.gov

To schedule inspections, please call the 24-hour inspection line at 253 299-5530.

For more information on code issues, please contact the Building Official at 253-299-5522 or rickk@sumnerwa.gov.