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  Now you can schedule your Electrical and Building inspections on the web! 

Instructions:    After logging on , on page 'Step 1 of 12', a column called 'Inspections' has been added to the Most Recent Electrical Permit Purchases grid.  Click on  'Select to Schedule' and you will be taken to the Scheduling page. Click on the 'Schedule' button to begin scheduling.   Email at, or call 628-652-3320 for assistance.  
To view all Permit activity use
Permit Inquiry which is also found in the Permit Services tab under 'Track permits and complaints' on the DBI menu.
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Please note, due to verification requirements, the online permitting system cannot be used with the First Year Free program. Plumbing and electrical permits for First Year Free program applicants must be obtained in-person at 49 South Van Ness.
With this site licensed contractors may:
  • Check out an example of the Electrical Permit procedure.
  • Obtain certified permits immediately. However, they can not be part for any fee waiver program (e.g., First Year Free).
  • Use the only system that integrates directly with the Department of Building Inspection.
  • Print official permits to post at the worksite.
  • Save time and avoid the hassle of standing in line.
  • Pay a minimal convenience fee per permit.
  • Register for Electrical and Plumbing Permits

    To have access to these online services you will need to complete the Contractor's Agreement & Terms of Service form. Within days, you will obtain a username and password so that you can begin printing permits!
    If you have any questions, please contact

    Please note: Permit applicants shall itemize the proposed scope of work and select the appropriate category and fee amount. Separate electrical permits are required for each structure, condominium unit, existing apartment unit, high-rise office floor, suite, or tenant space. Standard hourly permit issuance and inspection rates shall apply for installations not covered by this fee schedule. Fees shall be paid in full prior to: occupancy approval, job card signature, permission to energize, or final sign-off, as applicable. An Outlet is defined as a point on the wiring system at which current is taken to supply utilization equipment. For the purpose of this fee schedule, utilization equipment shall include: controllers, fixed appliances, luminaries (lighting fixtures) motors, panel boards, receptacles, switches, and service equipment.

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    If you need help or have a question about this service, please visit our FAQ area.

    Last updated: 9/17/2009 9:43:41 AM