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Yes, all contractors are required to be registered with the City of Windcrest. This must be done annually and the fee for registering is $20.00. You will need to bring your state license along with a driver's license to the Administration Office to obtain your registration.
Most plumbing, electrical and mechanical work requires a building permit along with some remodeling work. To see if you need a permit for work you are doing or work that will be done by a contractor, please contact the Permit Department.
For electrical, mechanical, plumbing and irrigation work, a state licensed contractor must pull the permit. For any other work, if the homeowner pulls the permit then the homeowner assumes all liability for the work performed.
Yes. Please also bring two sets of plans when applying for a building permit.
Yes. The city prefers that there be two sets of plans presented at the time that the building permit is pulled.
Permit costs vary. Building permit costs are based on the value of construction. All other permit costs are based on what type and amount of work will be performed. It is best to call the Permit Office to get the permit costs for the specific work to be performed.
Yes, all work that is performed needs to be inspected to ensure that it is done in accordance with the applicable codes adopted by the City of Windcrest. Generally, a 24-hour notice of an inspection request should be given. All inspections are performed in a timely manner.
The City of Windcrest has adopted the latest International Codes as published by the International Code Council Inc., including the International Energy Code. The most current edition of the National Electrical Code as published by the National Fire Protection Association is also used.