You must submit the following:
- Warm Air, Ventilation, and General Sheet Metal Permit
- Homeowners Affidavit (if the owner/homesteader is performing the work)
- Required fee
- A set of plans for new construction
Who May Apply For a Warm Air/Ventilation Permit?
Owners/Homeowners: Owners/homesteaders may apply for a warm air/ventilation permit for a single-family dwelling if the following conditions are met:
- You own the property
- You legally homestead the property
- You perform the refrigeration work yourself
Owners/homesteaders of duplexes must be living in the half/side of the duplex where the refrigeration work will be performed.
If you are the owner of a single-family dwelling or duplex and do not homestead the portion you are working in, you can not apply for a refrigeration permit. (A homesteader occupies the dwelling unit and is registered as the homesteader in Ramsey County. To file for homestead, contact Ramsey County Homestead at 651-266-2100.)
Contractors: Warm air/ventilation permits for the following properties must be obtained by an warm air/ventilation contractor licensed by the City of Saint Paul:
- Residential properties of 3+ units
- Commercial properties
Warm air/ventilation contractors, licensed by the City of Saint Paul, may perform warm air/ventilation work on any property in Saint Paul with the appropriate permit. If a licensed warm air/ventilation contractor has been hired, they are responsible for obtaining the warm air/ventilation permit and complying with code requirements.