When is a Mechanical Permit Required?
A mechanical permit is required to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert, or replace a mechanical heating, ventilating, or air-conditioning system, the installation of which is regulated by the International Mechanical Code (IMC), International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), or the International Residential Code (IRC), as appropriate. These pieces of equipment include, but are not limited to furnaces, heat pumps, air-conditioning units, range hoods, cooling towers, chillers, fuel-oil tanks and piping systems, and boilers.

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1. When is a Mechanical Permit Required?
2. What are the current, applicable Mechanical Codes used in Prince George's County?
3. Who can apply for a mechanical permit?
4. What is the cost for a mechanical permit?
5. Do I need a mechanical permit for just ductwork?
6. Can you issue permits for boilers?
7. Do I need a smoke detector?
8. Do I need a mechanical permit for walk-in coolers and freezers?
9. Do I need a building permit to get a mechanical permit for walk-in coolers and freezers?
10. What are the ventilation requirements?
11. Where can I look up the status of my permit?
12. Can an architect sign and stamp mechanical drawings?
13. Is a digital stamp and signature okay?