You need an electrical permit to install, alter or add to any electrical system whether it is residential, farm, commercial or industrial. These permits make sure that you install electrical systems properly and that they comply with the Safety Codes Act and Canadian Electrical Code.

Permit application

We usually issue electrical permits within a day or two from the application date and fee payment.

Before you start

We must receive your application and issue your permit before you start any wiring installation.

Electrical maintenance work

  • A permit is not required for electrical maintenance work.
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