Fireplace, Chimney installation. . . in SASS Wire Saloon Posted February 24 22 minutes ago, Ace_of_Hearts said: Put one in without a permit and you will be spending the money a second time when you sell it and have to tear it out. Your homeowners fire insurance will not readily hand over a check if it starts a chimney fire. Check the zoning codes to make sure that it affects homeowners. If it does, change the law. That said, people are freezing to death in their own homes and some people think it is sad that they only had one life to give to their county council and HOA. There was one guy that expressed dissatisfaction that other people know how to sharpen tools, such self-reliance seems to be heresy.