Why is an Electrical Permit Needed?
An Electrical Permit is necessary so that the Electrical Inspector can insure that electrical work is done by a Massachusetts Licensed Electrician and according to the State Electrical Code.
When is an Electrical Permit Needed?
An Electrical Permit is needed anytime there is installation of electrical wiring for power, lighting, heating, and warning and security systems.
A Massachusetts Licensed Electrician must file an application with the Electrical Inspector for a permit to perform electrical work.
The Electrical Inspector will make site visits and perform visual inspections to insure that all electrical work is done properly and according to code.