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 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 can be reached at (313) 224-3228 or (313) 628-2661.

Click on the link below to view and/or print a copy of the Electrical Permit Application

  • Electrical Permit Application

Location

2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 408
Detroit, MI 48226

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

Supervisor: Durand Capers
Phone: 313-224-3134
Email: capersd@detroitmi.gov

Downloads


Electrical Fee Schedule .pdf

Electrical Forms

Electrical Licensing Procedures
.pdf

Electrical Permit Application .pdf