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City of Laconia Public Works Department

Plumbing Permits

Before any plumbing work is done or any additions are made to old work, excepting necessary repairs, a plumbing permit must be obtained from the Laconia Public Works Department. Plumbing permits will be issued only to NH Licensed Master Plumbers. A current plumbing license must be displayed each time a permit is issued. Issuance of self-plumbing permits are subject to exclusive approval of the Public Works.

Homeowners desiring to do their own plumbing work must obtain approval from the Director and/or the Plumbing Inspector.  Homeowners must have the skills required for this work.

Plumbing Inspection Information

  • All plumbing must be inspected by the Department of Public Works. New construction requires two (2) inspections: 
    1. The "slab" or "underground" inspection
    2. The "rough-in" inspection prior to installation of sheetrock/wallboard.
  • Remodeling work will be inspected once.
  • The plumber must be present for all inspections
  • Plumbing Inspector: David Keets 528-6379
  • Plumbing inspections need to be scheduled 24 hours in advance.
  • No plumbing inspections are scheduled on Fridays.
  • Modular homes will be subject to traditional air/water by the DPW plumbing inspector.

Sample Plumbing Permit

Plumbing Permit Fees

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