Generator

Generator

GENERAL INFORMATION 

A permit is required for the install of a permanent generator. The building requirements adopted by the City for 2018 International Residential Code, 2018 Fuel & Gas Code, 2018 International Mechanical Code, 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC), and Noise Ordinance.

SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS 

Please apply through My Government Online.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Generator and transfer equipment specification
  • Electrical drawings
  • Plumbing plans
  • Load analysis
  • Master Plumber License
  • Master Electrician License
  • Site Plan/Survey (must include the following):
    • Official site plan showing the proposed location of the generator

INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS

An inspection request must be scheduled through My Government Online and performed by the City of Mont Belvieu for each task listed below:

  • Foundation Pre-Pour Inspection 
    • All rebar is in and lifted off the ground with no vegetation.
  • Electric Meter Release
    • The electrical work is completed and in compliance with the code(s) listed above. 
  • Gas Meter Release 
    • Gas plumbing needs to be pressurized with the gauge on it, for testing.

SCHEDULE AN INSPECTION

Use My Government Online to request all inspections. If for any reason you cannot log into your account, please:

  • Call the Customer Service line at (866) 957-3764
  • then press 5 for a new inspection.

All Inspection requests placed before 8:00 a.m. Monday through Friday will have a same-day inspection.