Self-wire permit application

Customer information


Person doing the electrical work.



Or section, township, range, lot, block, or plan information.





Details of work

Work location



Street address or section, township, range, lot, block, or plan information.



Please select ONE from the following electrical permit options:

This permit includes all your electrical wiring. The electrical service (consumer's service) for your new house or cottage will need an additional permit that can only be issued to a licensed electrician.

This permit is for alterations, additions, or renovations to an existing home (replacing lighting, finishing a rec room, renovating a kitchen, etc.), for adding or replacing up to and including 20 devices, and a subpanel if required. Devices are considered switches, receptacles, luminaires, smoke alarms, etc.


Motors, pumps, electric heating and cooling equipment can be added to this permit but are not considered devices. If you plan to install them, they must be listed separately below.


This permit includes up to 20 devices and a subpanel, if required. Devices are considered switches, receptacles, luminaires, smoke alarms etc.

Buildings that house livestock, large shops such as machine shops, buildings that involve woodworking or finishing processes such as painting, or commercial vehicle repair will require permits that can only be issued to a licensed electrician.


Motors, pumps, electric heating and cooling equipment can be added to this permit but are not considered devices. If you plan to install them, they must be listed separately below.


This permit is for installing electric heating, cooling, pumps, or motors only and includes the controls on the load side of the branch circuit overcurrent device (thermostat, disconnect, etc.).

Select equipment type







This permit is for a safety inspection of an existing home identified below. You will need a new, separate permit if repairs are necessary as the result of a safety inspection.

Type of safety inspection


For supplementing an existing permit only. You cannot supplement an existing permit issued for the safety inspection of a home that had its electrical service disconnected for 6 months or longer, or the safety inspection of a home located in Riding Mountain National Park.


Type of supplemental permit: