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Electrical project

 

This page updated on 04/01/2021

To GOD be the Glory 

For Electrical projects

REM Inspecting LLC is a recognized municipal inspection department and a state registered inspection agency.

  • To request an electrical inspection click on the REQUEST ELEC. INSPECTION tab at the top of this page and fill out the online form and click send, it is that easy.
  • To get a permit, hover over the electrical projects tab at the top of this page and then click on the county you are doing electrical work in.  follow the instruction for each county.

When do I need to get an electrical permit?

SPS 316.012 Permits. (1) (a) no electrical wiring project may commence unless the owner of the premises where the installation is to occur or their agent holds a permit from the designated inspection agency if the project involves the installation of new or an addition to any electrical service, feeder, or branch circuit serving any of the following: 1. A farm. 2. A public building, structure, or premises. 3. A place of employment. 4. A campground. 5. A manufactured home community. 6. A public marina, pier, dock, or wharf. 7. A recreational vehicle park.

(b) Under emergency conditions, the necessary electrical wiring may commence without obtaining a permit, provided the owner of the premises where the installation is to occur or their agent submits a permit application to the inspection agency designated by the department to provide electrical inspections for the installation no later than the next business day after commencement of the installation.

(c) If the local municipality has an electrical ordinance requiring an electrical permit.

REMI is the state registered electrical inspection agency providing electrical permitting and inspection services in the following counties

Douglas & Bayfield & Ashland

Burnett & Washburn & Sawyer

Polk  & Barron & Rusk

St. Croix & Dunn & Chippewa

and other areas upon request.

REMI is the delegated municipal electrical inspection department for providing electrical permitting & inspections in the following Municipalities

City of Amery – Polk County
City of Barron – Barron County
City of New Richmond – St. Croix County
City of Cumberland – Barron County

Township of Alden – Polk County
Township of Beaver – Polk County
Township of Black Brook – Polk County
Township of Bone Lake – Polk County
Township of Clear Lake – Polk County
Township of Cylon – St. Croix County
Township of Farmington – Polk County
Township of Forest – St. Croix County
Township of Lincoln – Polk County
Township of Lorain – Polk County
Township of Maple Plain – Polk County
Township of St. Croix Falls – Polk County
Township of Turtle Lake – Polk County
Village of Centuria – Polk County
Village of Clear Lake – Polk County
Village of Dresser – Polk County

Contact us at info@reminspecting.com if you need assistance

 

How long is an electrical permit good for? 

12 months

 

What electrical code is required for electrical wiring installations; Inspections and Permits

WISCONSIN STATE ELECTRICAL CODE, VOLUME 1, PSC 114

WISCONSIN STATE ELECTRICAL CODE, VOLUME 2, SPS 316

Why do I need an electrical inspection?

State Statute 101.82(2m) The department ‘DSPS’ is to promulgate rules that establish standards and a process for the inspection of electrical wiring, including the inspection of electrical wiring for which a municipality does not provide inspection under 101.86.

SPS316.013 electrical wiring installations shall be subject to inspection.

SPS316.003 it includes any new wiring installations, reconstructions, alterations, extensions to an electrical system and any other types of wiring listed in SPS316.003.

SPS 305.629 No person or municipality may engage in or offer to engage in providing plan review, permit issuance, or inspections regarding electrical wiring under the scope of ch. SPS 316 unless the person or municipality holds a registration from the department as a registered inspection agency.

State Statute 101.86 The local municipality may enact an electrical code or otherwise exercise jurisdiction over electrical wiring and inspection of electrical wiring by enactment of ordinances, provided that the electrical code or ordinance strictly conforms with the state electrical wiring code promulgated by the department under s. 101.82 (1).   A county ordinance shall apply in any city, village or town which has not enacted such an ordinance.

State Statute 101.875(1) All inspections of electrical wiring shall be performed by inspectors certified by the department.

SPS 305.62 no person may conduct the inspection of electrical wiring in public buildings and places of employment for the purpose of administering and enforcing ch. SPS 316 unless the person holds a certification issued by the department as a certified commercial electrical inspector.

SPS 305.63 no person may conduct the inspection of one− and 2−family dwellings for the purpose of administering and enforcing chs. SPS 324 (SPS 316), unless the person holds a certification by the department as a certified UDC−electrical inspector or a certified commercial electrical inspector.

PSC 114.003 Before energizing a service a utility must obtain proof of compliance with Volumes 1 and 2 of the Wisconsin State Electrical Code. Proof of such compliance shall consist of a certificate furnished by a municipal or other recognized inspection department or officer.

Common electrical systems are solar systems; power storage systems; standby systems; UPS systems; Emergency systems; generator systems; RV pedestals; meter panels; utility hook up; signs or other electrical equipment.

Common wiring methods are service conductors; feeders; branch circuits.

Common locations are Convent stores; grocery stores; storage buildings; accessory buildings; pole buildings; recreational properties; Lake front properties; agricultural properties; farms; public buildings, structure, premises; public marina, dock, pier, wharf, places of employment; RV parks; mobile home community; rock queries; campgrounds; etc.

Do I need to be licensed to do electrical work?

State Statute 101.862 License or registration required. (1)  No person may engage in the business of installing, repairing, or maintaining electrical wiring unless the person is licensed as an electrical contractor by the department. (2) No person may install, repair, or maintain electrical wiring unless the person is licensed as an electrician by the department or unless the person is enrolled as a registered electrician by the department. (3) No person who is not a master electrician may install, repair, or maintain electrical wiring unless a master electrician is at all times responsible for the person’s work. (4) Subsections (1) to (3) do not apply to any of the following: (a) A residential property owner who installs, repairs, or maintains electrical wiring on premises that the property owner owns and occupies as a residence, unless a license or registration issued by the department is required by local ordinance.

 

 

HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR NEED HELP, EMAIL US AT info@reminspecting.com