Electrical permits and inspections

For property inside Winnipeg city limits

Arrange for electrical wiring permits and inspections from the City of Winnipeg:

For property outside Winnipeg city limits

Arrange for electrical wiring permits and inspections from Manitoba Hydro for:

  • any new building, renovation or addition;
  • the installation of any electrical equipment;
  • any alteration, repair, or extension of any electrical equipment.

Before any electrical work is started, you must have an electrical permit.

By law, all electrical wiring in Manitoba must be inspected to ensure compliance with local bylaws and the Manitoba Electrical Code (PDF, 595 KB). All wiring must be visible for inspection and all electrical equipment must be approved.

Contacts

For inquiries about electrical equipment approval:

For inquiries about service applications:

For inquiries about electrical permits and inspections: