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Electrical Annual Permits are site specific and are intended for minor installations and maintenance at a specific commercial, industrial or institutional premise.

About the Service

Under the Alberta Safety Codes Act and Permit Regulations, an electrical permit is required to install, alter or add to an electrical system.

Annual Permits are site specific and are intended for minor installations and maintenance and generally apply to Commercial, Industrial or Institutional premises.

 The City of Edmonton issues Annual Electrical permits.

How Do I Obtain the Service?

Anyone doing any electrical installation should consult the EPCOR Power Connection Process guide, which has details on setting up power in a new location or changing an existing service. 

Fill out the "Annual Permit Application Form" and:

You must apply in person at our office (office address below) for an Annual Permit.

  • Faxed or mailed in applications will not be accepted. Online applications are not available at this time.

Who may apply for an Annual Permit:

  • An owner or operator of the premises provided they have a Certified Journeyman Electrician performing the work. A supporting letter accompanying the application will be required.
  • A Certified Journeyman Electrician employed full time by the company. A supporting letter will be required.
  • An Electrical Contractor retained by the company to perform the work. A supporting letter will be required.

Annual Permit Conditions:

  • An Annual Permit does not entitle the holder to effect major electrical additions or alterations to the premises.
  • The Annual Permit holder shall maintain an accurate record of all minor electrical repairs, alterations or additions. These records shall be retained for a minimum of two years and made available to the Electrical Safety Codes Officer upon request.
  • Annual Permits are limited to a one year term effective on the issue date.
  • A separate Electrical Permit is required for all major repairs, alterations and additions not covered under the Annual Permit.
In Person

City of Edmonton
2nd Floor, Edmonton Tower, 10111 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta


2020 Fees

Effective January 1, 2020
The 2020 Annual Electrical Permit Fees are included in the 2020 Building Permit and Safety Codes Fees.

Contact the City About This Service

Edmonton Service Centre

2nd Floor, 10111 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB  T5J 0J4


In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311


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