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Advice and permit information on the Winnipeg Electrical By-law requirements for single family dwellings, detached garages, or sheds

Electrical Installations
A 32-page homeowners’ guide for electrical installations in single-family dwellings, detached garages and sheds.

 


Application Requirements:

  • Wiring Diagram indicating the location of receptacles, lights, switches, and all other equipment to be installed. Include total numbers of each type of electrical device to be installed (i.e. individual receptacles, lights, switches etc).
  • Either a Homeowner of a single detached dwelling occupied as his/her principal residence or a Licenced Electrical Contractor may apply for a permit.
  • Completed Electrical application and Declared Value form.
  • Completed Homeowner Electrical Permit Declaration Form for homeowners wishing to do their own electrical installation.

All the above information must be submitted to the Zoning & Permits Office with your electrical permit application. Homeowner applicants must submit their applications in person. Your application visit will take less time if you complete the application, Declared Value and Homeowner Declaration forms in advance.


Access Permits Online

How to apply:

Please ensure you have gathered all required documentation before applying.

  • Apply online (Licenced Contractors only)
  • In-person by visiting the Zoning & Permits office, Unit 31-30 Fort Street, Tuesday to Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Last update: January 31, 2020
Zoning & Permits Customer Information

Location: Unit 31 - 30 Fort Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 4X7

Permits Direct Line: 204-986-5140

Email: ppd-permit@winnipeg.ca

Hours:
Tuesday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Please be advised that our offices are closed to customers on Mondays, which are reserved for telephone inquiries, processing completed drop-off applications, and other administrative work.

To schedule a permit application appointment, call 204-986-5140 or email ppd-permitappointments
@winnipeg.ca