Electrical permits are required for the following:
- Installation of new electrical service, service upgrades, or relocations
- Installation of electric wiring and equipment within or on a building, or on other premises, such as:
- Parking lots
Electrical permit fees are based on:
- Size of the service
- Number of circuits, receptacles and switches, light fixtures
- Size of motor
Each of the above items has an assigned cost. Depending on the situation, permit fees may be assessed on a square-footage basis.
For further information on electrical permits and fee information, please call the Building Division at (650) 522-7172.