By the Division of Professional Licensure

Residential Bathroom Exhaust Fans / Kitchen Exhaust Fans - Interpretation:

All residential fans and associated ductwork shall be installed by a licensed sheet metal worker.

New installations shall require a sheet metal permit and inspection.

The replacement of an existing residential fan shall be considered a minor alteration and will not require a sheet metal permit.


The installation of combination fan/light units may be installed by a licensed electrician.