The Electrical Unit of the Buildings Safety Engineering & Environmental Department is responsible for approving and issuing electrical permits (trade permit), conducting inspections of permitted work, conducting periodic inspections of buildings, and conducting trade licensing examinations. The City issues trade permits to protect the public by ensuring that work is being performed by qualified people.

The Electrical Division is pleased to announce an upcoming Newsletter. This Newsletter will cover changes, improvements, and updates in our Division as well as the Electrical Industry. We invite you to subscribe. The link is below under Location.

The Electrical Division is delighted to announce our new and improved page! Be sure to take a look at our brand new Board of Electrical Examiners' page in the banner listing above. Do you have a suggestion and/or feedback? Let us know. Our contact information is listed below. 


2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 408
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-3228 or
Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
              Monday - Friday

Supervisor: Mr. Durand Capers
Phone: 313-224-3130

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