Mechanical permits shall be required for the installation, alteration, replacement and/or repair of all:
Air conditioning distribution system
Air conditioning units
Air conditioning units of 54,000 BTU's per hour, or greater at air conditioning and refrigeration Institute conditions
Blower and/or exhaust or ventilating systems in other than residences
Combustion air and induced draft fans and blower
Evaporative coolers and ventilating hoods over the following:
Broiling and/or baking of foods in other than residences
Cooking ranges and appliances for frying
Remotely installed air cooled refrigeration units
Steam and hot water boilers
Steam distribution system, hot water heating distribution
Suspended type infra-red heating units and/or combination air conditioning and heating units with duct work attached
Vented type heating units
Warm air distribution system
Water cooled refrigeration units, remote or packaged type
Permits shall be applied (and paid for) before commencing any work on properties, and permits shall also be required for repairs when any component part or piece of equipment is replaced when the cost of such repairs or replacements exceed $300 including labor. Fees for mechanical permits are based on the contract or selling price.
Refrigeration permits are required to be submitted separately in the event that the general contractor has a HVAC subcontractor and a refrigeration contractor.
Any person or contractors wishing to perform Air Conditioning/Heating work within Bossier City must have a current Bossier City Registration. Before a registration can be approved by the city, the contractor must provide a copy of their state license/or have passed the ICC exam for mechanical master, picture identification, a copy of general liability insurance not less than $100,000, and pay the required fees. The same applies to mechanical journeyman except for the general liability requirement.