IS A PERMIT NEEDED TO REPLACE WATER HEATER ?waterheaterpermit.sdcpm.com

1: SDCPM recommends you get a permit for any water heater replacement as required by  2010 CPS 503 however, some contractors                  may allow you to sign a waiver so that no permit is recommended, in which case you would accept all liability for any                                  code/upgrade violations and penalties incurred. See example at Waiver permit

2: Many property owners  choose not to get a permit for water heater replacements save money.