Advice and permit information on the Winnipeg Electrical By-law requirements for single family dwellings, detached garages, or sheds
To apply for your permit please visit the Zoning and Permits Office at Unit 31 – 30 Fort Street.
A 32-page homeowners’ guide for electrical installations in single-family dwellings, detached garages and sheds.
- 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.