A building permit is required to install a wood stove, pellet stove, fireplace insert or any other heating appliance. Obtaining a permit is the responsibility of the property owner, however, a contractor may apply on their behalf. See the details.
In the event of a fire, not having a building permit will cause significant risk to home and person. If an installation is not inspected, you are not entitled to assistance from the state fund. Furthermore, your insurance may not cover the loss.