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The Department of Buildings (DOB) requires a permit for most electrical work, including the handling of wiring in a residential home or business. In addition, electrical installations must be performed by electrical contractors who are licensed by the DOB.

Electrical wiring installation jobs must be filed online using DOB NOW: Build.

Learn more about work that requires an Electrical Permit.

File a job through DOB NOW.

Get help with Department of Buildings Self-Service Tools.

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