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The Electrical Inspection Team of BSEED's Construction Division is responsible for conducting inspections of permitted work, periodic inspections of buildings, and Electrical Licensing examinations. The City of Detroit issues trade permits to protect the public by ensuring that work is being performed by qualified and licensed people and meets the code standards.
Effective December 1, 2016: Renewal of your 2017 Electrical License(s) must be accompanied with a Certificate of Completion from an approved instructional course in the 2014 National Electrical Code. Please see here for Certificate requirements. Do you need help finding an approved provider? Check out the C.E. Broker site for state approved providers.
Effective February 8, 2016, the 2015 Michigan Residential Code for one and two family dwellings was adopted by the State of Michigan, and thus on the same date, will be enforced in the City of Detroit. Due to this new adoption, any electrical permits issued on or after February 8, 2016, will be held to the 2015 Michigan Residential Code.
Effective June 18, 2015, the 2014 National Electrical Code and Michigan Part 8 Rules were adopted by the State of Michigan, and thus on the same date, will be enforced in the City of Detroit. Due to this new adoption, any electrical permits issued on or after June 18, 2016, will be held to the 2014 National Electrical Code and Part 8 Rules.
For further information please see the State of Michigan's Electrical Division website
Phone: (313) 224-3228 , (313) 224-3226 , (313) 628-2661
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center Ste. 408
Supervisor of Electrical: Vincent Cooley
Phone: (313) 224-3130
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