Electrical Code

Inspection, Planning & Zoning

Robert Christensen

City of Medford

New rules for the permitting and inspections of electrical installations are going into effect on January 1, 2020.  The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services will be overseeing these rules as defined in the Wisconsin Administrative Code Chapter SPS 316 Subchapter II. Effective January 1, 2020  no electrical wiring project may commence unless the owner of the premises where the installation is to occur or their agent holds a permit if the project involves the installation of new or an addition to any electrical service, feeder, or branch circuit serving any of the following electrical wiring installations at:

  • farms
  • public buildings
  • places of employment
  • campgrounds
  • manufactured home communities
  • public marinas
  • piers
  • docks or wharves
  • recreational vehicle parks