Frequently Asked Questions

Can I do my own electrical work?

No-you must have an electrician that has a Massachusetts state issued license and permits must be pulled before any work commences.  If you have questions on that it is suggested speaking to our Electrical Inspector.

Are electrical permits required for repairs or alterations?

Yes-they are required if you are altering or changing out any electrical fixtures.

How long is an electrical permit good for?

Usually same duration as a building permit 6 months.

How much is an electrical permit?

Commercial and residential electrical permits are priced very different if you have any question please contact our office. If you are pulling a commercial electrical permit we ask that a very detailed list is given to the inspector and our office will contact you with the proper cost.

Can I revise my permit at any time?

Electrical permits can be revised at any time during the duration of the project. The only time they cannot is if the Inspector has done a final inspection on the project.

When do can I call for inspections:

Inspections are done Monday-Friday 9:30 am to 2:30 pm and you must call and speak to the electrical inspector directly to book your appointment. For after hour inspections you must make that arrangement with the inspector directly as well.