Electrical codes and standards
These resources will help homeowners and electrical contractors to install electrical wiring safely and in accordance with electrical codes.
The enforcement of the Manitoba Electrical Code, 14th Edition (PDF, 444 KB), adopted on October 1, 2021 has been delayed until further notice. Electrical permits issued on or after October 1, 2021 may be completed under the 2018 Manitoba Electrical Code, 13th Edition until a new date of enforcement has been announced.
Send us your feedback on the proposed changes to the Manitoba Electrical Code.
Electrical codes, standards, and guides
Revised electrical permit fees – January 1, 2022
As part of The Building and Electrical Permitting Improvement Act (Various Acts Amended and Permit Dispute Resolution Act Enacted), the Schedule of Electrical Permit Fees has been revised and simplified to a flat-rate based permit fee structure. The new schedule will be effective January 1, 2022.
Read the new Schedule of Electrical Permit Fees (PDF, 313 KB).
Permit application and fees
Electrical contractor form
Electrical contractor permits and programs
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