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All Electrical Permit applications are processed online after certification is approved for the Master Electrician, who must be licensed in State of Maryland. The contractor can access the Electrical Permit Application at DPIE’s ePermits Online Portal.
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Yes, if the work is limited, and he or she meets the Prince George’s County Electrical Code requirement, Subtitle 9 Section 9-117.
An Electrical Permit is required for work that involves installation, relocation, repair, or maintenance of any wiring or device designed for conducting, consuming, or converting electrical current.
Yes, all Electrical Permit applications must be completed online by a Master Electrician, who has permission to apply online using his/her license number. For more information, visit DPIE’s Electrical Permit Application website page.
Electrical work must be inspected, and the inspection must be requested at least 24 hours in advance by calling the automated IVR line at 301-755-9000 or made online at Schedule an Inspection.
The cost of an Electrical Permit can be found on the DPIE Fee Schedule.
See DPIE’s page for Site Lighting Requirements.
Yes, existing electrical drawings for a change in use type and/or occupancy load are required. Otherwise, provide drawings for electrical work to be performed only.
The list of electrical plan review requirements for a Building Permit may be viewed on DPIE’s website.