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The need to pull a permit depends on the type of work being done. For instance, non structural work such as painting or laying down flooring or carpet would not require a permit.
Building permits are required for any structural work such as new constructions, additions, repairs to porches, siding and roofing work.
Electrical permits are required for any new wiring, installations or service upgrades and repairs.
Mechanical permits are required for any new installations or repairs to HVAC systems.
Plumbing permits are required for any new additions or repairs to water and gas lines.
In addition, inspections by our department are required to be done during and after completion of work.
Homeowners may do work at their own property as long as it is their primary residence. They would still be required to pull the necessary permits and have the work inspected.
Contractors who wish to pull permits for any building, electrical, mechanical or plumbing work in the City of Natchez must obtain a license with the Inspection Department.