82.1 F
Charlotte Amalie
Friday, September 29, 2023
HomeNewsLocal governmentDPNR Requires Permits to Repair Damaged Weather Heads

DPNR Requires Permits to Repair Damaged Weather Heads

According to a press release from the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR), if someone’s weather head has been damaged:

  1. the individual must employ a local, licensed electrician to apply to DPNR for an electrical permit to perform the repairs
    2. The work must be inspected and signed off by a DPNR inspector
    3.      DPNR will send a letter to the V.I. Water and Power Authority to (WAPA) energize the weather head.                   

Note: WAPA will not energize any damaged/repaired weather head unless they receive a signed letter from DPNR’s Director of Building Permits.
Also, if a repair is necessary that includes the running of new electrical wiring, then a local licensed electrician is required to obtain an electrical permit from DPNR before any work is started.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.

Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.