Unless the owner takes a test that determines competency to work on his or her own electrical and plumbing, the owner must hire a master electrician or plumber to do the work. By which, the electrician and plumber will need to submit his or her own permit. By submitting proof of a passed exam, the owner can apply for a Residential B license that allows him or her to conduct his or her own work
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- Who and where can I report violations to property?
- As the owner of the property, can I work on my own electrical and plumbing?
- Do I need a permit to do work on my own property?
- What type of permits may I need before I start my project?
- Do I need a license to perform electrical or plumbing installations?
- I plan to replace the siding and windows within the next couple of years. Do I need a building permit?
- Do I need a permit if I build a deck/porch/garage/etc., the same size and in the same location as the one I am replacing?