Permits & inspections
Whether building a new home or business, or making changes to an existing electrical or natural gas installation, we can help you get the required applications, permits, and inspections.
- Residential do-it-yourself wiring
If you can do electrical work for your home or cottage, submit a self-wire permit, install safely, and book an inspection.
- Structure move clearance permit
If you are moving a building or oversized structure, you must apply for a clearance permit so we can move power lines or electrical facilities out of your way.
- Farm equipment clearance permit
If you are driving or towing farm equipment over 4.8 metres high, you must have a clearance permit to ensure your route has safe clearance from our power lines and electrical facilities. The permit is free.
- Shore land development
If you own or lease property next to shore lands along the Winnipeg River system, you must obtain approval before building or development.
Inspections, codes & standards
- Electrical permits and inspections
Arrange for electrical wiring permits and inspections. Take advantage of a permit account and ePermits.
- Electrical codes and standards
Find resources to help you install electrical wiring safely and in accordance to electrical codes.
- Natural gas permits and inspections
Arrange for natural gas inspection. Only a licensed gas fitter can apply for a permit.
Electrician’s license verification
- Manitoba electrician’s license – renewal verification
Provide verification of your renewed Manitoba electrician’s license issued by Inspection and Technical Services Manitoba.
Digging, landscaping & excavation
- Call or click before you dig and we will locate and mark your property for electrical and/or natural gas lines. The service is free.
- Hot dig/safety watcher excavation permit
Apply to safely excavate with water or air pressure and provide a safety watcher for your site. Only contractors with qualified operators can apply for this permit.
- Natural gas project review
Apply for approval for any work on or around any natural gas infrastructure. Construction cannot start until we locate and mark underground gas utilities.