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Application for wiring permit & inspection

Certified electricians are responsible for securing a wiring permit when building or renovating homes or businesses. Wiring permit applications can be completed online by filling out the form below.
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  • Used to calculate permit fee (below).
  • Based on total electrical costs. See confirmation email for payment instructions.
  • I, the undersigned, certify that I am the holder of a valid certificate of qualification in the electrical construction trade, issued under the authority of the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act. I further certify that the electrical installation will be in conformance with the applicable Provincial acts and their regulations, utility standards and related codes. Upon completion, I understand that it is my responsibility to ensure that the installation is working in a safe and proper manner and I shall immediately notify the Electrical Inspection Authority upon the completion of an electrical installation requesting a FINAL inspection. A permit for electrical work is valid for 12 months from the date of issue in respect of residential and 24 months in respect of all others unless otherwise noted on the permit. Upon expiry, a renewal fee to a maximum of 50 percent of the cost of the original permit will be charged.