ELECTRICAL PERMITS Welcome to your Permit Information Center. Here, you can find out how to apply for a permit and information about the electrical permitting process. For information about other types permits, refer to the links on the left side of this page.
This page is designed to keep you informed about code changes, City policies and other information that you might need to be aware of. It is our goal to create relationships based on mutual respect, code compliance, and safety for you and the public.
Signing Up For Electric Service
After paying the electric service fee (usually included with the various Building Department and Public Works permits
and fees) please sign up at the front counter of City Hall for temporary power, service and/or an electric meter.
Refer to the Municipal Code
For complete information, please refer to Chapter 14.05 of the City's Municipal Code. This Chapter is intended to regulate the installation, alteration, extension and repair of electrical wiring, materials, appliances, apparatus, devices, and equipment in the City of Port Angeles and shall apply to all electrical conductors and equipment installed, used, rented, offered for sale or distributed for use in the City......
Electric Service Requirements & Guidelines
STOP! PREPARE, PLAN AND PERMIT FIRST! HOT TUB INSTALLATION If you are thinking about where to locate an outdoor hot tub - be sure it is NOT located under any power lines and that you have all the necessary permits! Remember the three P's. . . . . Plan - Prepare - Permit. Safety first!
ELECTRICAL PERMIT PROCESSING TIME
Please allow 24 hours, or one full business day, for a typical electrical permit.
Allow 72 hours for any permit requiring engineering relating to electric utility service installation or revisions.
Please contact the Electrical Inspector for plan review requirements.
All applications can be picked up at City Hall between the hours of 8 am and 5pm, Monday through Friday. Or download the forms below, print, fill out completely and return to City Hall. Your application and site plan must be complete to be accepted for review.
Building Permits are required for these
construction activities and land use approvals:
Demolition / New Construction
Clearing and Grading
Electrical Work - Commercial - Application Form Electrical Work - Residential - Application Form Electrical Information Form Building Permit Application Form Prescriptive Energy Code Form