Electrical Permits are issued any time during office hours. If you have questions for the Electrical Inspector, his office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.
The field inspections will be conducted from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
PLEASE CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THE BELOW GUIDELINES TO REQUEST AN INSPECTION:
————– 24 HOURS NOTICE PLEASE ————–
- INSPECTION REQUESTS: PLEASE EMAIL ALL REQUESTS TO firstname.lastname@example.org OR CALL 231-627-8813 TO LEAVE A VOICEMAIL (WITH PERMIT NUMBER, ADDRESS AND YOUR PHONE NUMBER/EMAIL) FOR REGINA REDMOND BY PRESSING (1) WHEN PROMPTED TO DO SO.
SUBMITTING PERMIT APPLICATIONS: PLEASE SUBMIT ALL PERMIT APPLICATIONS TO OUR DEPARTMENT VIA:
- EMAIL: email@example.com
- FAX: 231-627-8454
- MAIL: DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING SAFETY, PO BOX 70, CHEBOYGAN MI 49721.
- COUNTY BUILDING DROP OFF: THERE IS A DROP BOX OUTSIDE OUR OFFICE DOOR
YOU WILL BE CONTACTED BY PHONE OR EMAIL ONCE THE APPLICATION IS RECEIVED BY OUR DEPARTMENT STAFF.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION DURING THIS TIME
What Power Company Services My Area?
The coverage is very large for some companies and there are certain areas where a few feet can make the difference in companies that service your property. You are better off asking neighbors or calling the companies listed below to check with them.
Consumers Energy 800-477-5050
Great Lakes Energy 888-485-2537
Presque Isle Electric 800-423-6634
DO NOT Forget to call MissDig: 800-482-7171
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I only need an electrical permit for new construction?
Anytime wiring is added or replaced an electrical permit is required and inspections are required.
Can I do the electrical work myself?
A homeowner can apply for the permit and do the work themselves on the home that they currently occupy or are about to occupy (new construction). Commercial, industrial, apartments and rental units will require an electrical contractor to apply for the permit and do the work.
What are the requirements for over-head to under-ground?
Contact your local power company for the requirements for a disconnect and reconnect. An electrical permit and inspection will be required and our office will need a minimum of 2 days notice of inspection time for disconnects and reconnects.
Can you recommend an Electrical Contractor?
We cannot recommend an Electrician, you could check the yellow pages or ask friends and neighbors who they would recommend.
Can you tell me what electrical company services my area?
No, the coverage is very large for some companies and there are certain areas where a few feet can make the difference in companies that service your house. You’re better off asking neighbors or calling the companies listed on this page.