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2020 NEC update

The Board of Electricity adopted the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC) with an effective date of Nov. 17, 2020. Accordingly, the Department of Labor and Industry began enforcing the 2020 NEC on Nov.17, 2020. Electrical work authorized by permits issued on or after this date must comply with the 2020 NEC. Electrical license examinations are based on the requirements of the 2020 NEC beginning Jan. 1, 2021.


Contractor electrical permits

Apply for an electrical permit online here. Users must create an account to obtain permits and pay additional fees (AFBs) for existing permits.

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