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Planning, Property & Development

Commercial Electrical Inspections

Commercial electrical inspectors conduct inspections of all wiring, electrical equipment/fixtures, alarm systems and all associated systems regarding electrical power sources.

City inspectors review the following types of electrical installation services:

  • New installations/additions of electrical services
  • New installations/additions of electrical wiring, fixtures, equipment
  • Alterations of existing electrical services, wiring, equipment
  • Fire alarm/annunciates system installations
  • Pools, spas, saunas, hot tubs
  • Transformers, communication towers, hydro vaults
  • Outdoor lighting, car plugs, services
  • Temporary and special events services
  • Emergency turn-on and disconnect of services
  • New, additions/alterations to electrical components of mechanical systems:
    • Heating systems
    • Cooling systems
    • Venting systems
    • Cooking exhaust systems
    • Spray Painting systems
    • Dust Collection systems
  • New, additions/alterations to electrical components of fire protection systems:
    • Sprinkler systems
    • Standpipe systems
    • Fire-pumps
    • Fire stopping systems
    • Chemical extinguishing systems
    • Smoke control systems

Note: The above list is not inclusive, nor is it intended to exclude any other type of construction and/or installation of equipment.


Electrical Information Centre
Provides electrical information in brochures, by-laws, and forms.

Commercial Electrical Inspectors District Map
A map detailing the electrical inspector's names, districts, and phone numbers.

Last update: April 25, 2017