Customers with appointments can enter the Development Services Center at the City Operations Building using the third-floor bridge connected to the Evan V. Jones Parkade Terrace Level.


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Simple (No-Plan) Electrical Permit

Home owners, property owners and licensed contractors can obtain a no-plan Electrical Permit for minor installations including: 

  • Meter reset/re-connections 
  • Adding circuits 
  • Miscellaneous wirings, such as relocation of electrical outlets, or re-wiring 
  • Temporary power poles for construction sites 
  • Electric vehicle charging stations for a private garages 

If your project includes a combination of electrical, mechanical equipment and/or plumbing/gas, once you are in the online permitting portal you will need to select a Simple No-Plan Combination Permit when you initiate the application process.

Applicants will receive their permit normally within two business days. An inspection can be scheduled once the invoice is paid and the permit is issued.

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  • There are no exemptions.

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