Public Works Department

Requirements for Plumbing Permits

General

A plumbing permit can only be obtained by a Maryland Master Plumber. (The owner/contractor need not be present.) The Master Plumbers license shall be up to date. The Master Plumber and his/her employees shall be registered with the Town of Ocean City Wastewater Department.

Two Sets of Plans

One set of plans on which any required changes for the plumber can be marked and returned to the plumber, and one set for the Wastewater Department to keep. The plans shall include:

  • Site plan

  • Riser diagram

  • Building Department stamp

  • Planning And Zoning stamp

  • Health Department stamp (food handling establishments, bars, etc.)

  • Copy of Pre-Application for a Building Permit from the Building Department

The following Plumbing Permit Fees were approved by the Mayor and City Council of Ocean City:

PLUMBING PERMIT FEE SCHEDULE:

COMMERICAL FIXTURES:
$30.00 per fixture 
$90.00  Minimum Fee
Includes:
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Malls
  • Strip Stores
  • Other miscellaneous businesses, as they come up
DOMESTIC FIXTURES:
$15.00 per fixture
$45.00 Minimum Fee
Includes:
  • Single family homes (i.e. stick-built, modular and mobile)
  • Apartments
  • Condominiums
  • Townhouses

FLAT RATE PERMITS:
$75.00

Includes:

  • Pools
  • Irrigation - Backflow prevention
  • Cap-offs
  • Minor modifications (3 fixtures and less)
  • Other miscellaneous permits

Plumbing permit is valid as long as the Town of Ocean City Building Permit is valid. No fee refunds.

 

CONNECTION FEE SCHEDULE:

Sanitary Sewer Connection Charges
FY' 2007
Service Size
6"
8"
Above 8"
Contractor: note #3
Deposit Required $4,500.00 $6,500.00 $8,500.00 $1,000.00
Taps that are already installed & unpaid: All Sizes $3,000.00      
         

Above DEPOSIT Required at time of application: To be billed against actual time and materials. Total cost is to be paid after installation.

Re-inspection Fee (if required)
$75.00 (for all service sizes)

 

Note:

    1. Above connection charges apply when the Town of Ocean City does the work.

    2. Plumbing inspection fees may apply.

    3. For connections beyond the Town's capability, the Developer shall compensate the Town of Ocean City for daily inspections thru completion of the sewer installation.

 

 

 

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