Electrical Permits & Inspections FAQs
Check with your local authority having jurisdiction for any electrical permit and inspection enforcement requirements.
Electrical permits/inspections are required for all new installations and alterations unless ALL of the following conditions are met:
The installation is performed by a licensed Electrical Contractor, Residential Electrical Contractor, or their employees.
The installation does not in any way involve work within a new or existing switchboard or panelboard.
The installation does not exceed 30 amps.
The installation does not exceed 277 volts, single phase.
Electrical Service Fees:
For new services, changes of services, temporary services, additions, alterations, or repairs on either primary or secondary services, the fees are as follows:
Electrical Service(s) 0-100amp rated $25.00
Electrical Service(s) 101-200amp rated $35.00
Each additional 100amps or fraction there of $20.00
Branch Circuit and Feeders: (Minimum of one with Electrical Service)
Inspections Requested: (Minimum of one with every permit)
If you need help determining how many inspections you will need for your project, please contact your State Electrical Inspector.
Field Irrigation Systems:
Inspection Request Information:
A State electrical inspector has three business days from the date of receipt of inspection request to perform the inspection. If you schedule an inspection further out than three days, the inspection will be performed on the date requested, if possible. The inspector will contact you to make arrangements to perform the inspection if you wish to be present.