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Situations Where Electrical Permit is Required

A Electrical Permit is required for work that involves installing, relocating, repairing, or maintaining any electrical wiring or device designed for conducting, consuming or converting electrical current.

Per Montgomery County Code Chapter 17, Section 17-1 (a) (a) Except as otherwise provided, the provisions of this chapter shall apply to all electrical equipment and the installation thereof for light, heat or power within or on public or private buildings, structures or premises, including yards, carnivals and parking lots and industrial substations, and all electrical equipment, and the installation thereof, used for power supply to radio and television transmitting and receiving systems in or on such buildings, structures or premises, in the county.

Online users who have additional questions and would like to be contacted by a departmental staff member may submit a request by clicking on the Create Service Request button below. Please complete all of the fields in the Contact Information section, provide the property address in the Service/Incident Address information section and provide a brief description of the request in the Brief Description field.

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