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Water Heater Installation or Replacement Requirements
Posted Date: 1/9/2014 11:00 AM
When installing new or replacing old water heaters, a permit, an inspection and an expansion tank are required.

Development process is as seamless as possibleA permit is required for the installation of a water heater, which must comply with the requirements of the International Plumbing Code and International Residential Code. State law allows a homeowner to perform this work on his/her homestead. However, any other person performing this work must be a licensed plumber registered as a contractor with the City of Carrollton. An inspection will be required upon completion of work.

Contact Building Inspection at 972-466-3225 for additional information or visit for additional water heater code requirements. A permit fee is required, and an application must be completed and submitted to Building Inspection (1945 E. Jackson Road).