Electrical Inspection

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  • The City of Erie has adopted the International Electrical Code, and strives to provide safety and protection from potential hazards that may arise from the constant use of electricity.
  • In order to minimize the threat to public safety, inspections of all electrical work done in our community is necessary. By requiring inspections, the City of Erie ensures that qualified installers are doing the work in compliance with our codes and high standards.
  • All electrical work done in the City of Erie must be performed by an electrical contractor licensed by the City of Erie.
  • However, if you own and reside in a single family dwelling, you are permitted to perform electrical work provided that an electrical permit has been taken out and the work is inspected


For questions and further information, feel free to contact Sam Santana, Electrical Inspector, at 814-870-1472 ssantana@erie.pa.us