Tel: (972) 721-2371
Electrical Inspections Staff: Robert Chatham, James Hathorn, Marino Enriquez
Yes. Under certain circumstances a homeowner may perform electrical work with a “homeowner's” permit. Please contact an Electrical Inspector for more information at (972) 721-2371
All persons contracting electrical work within the City of Irving must be licensed by and registered with the city. You can verify any electrical contractor by calling the Planning and Inspections Department.
Yes. In most cases an electrical permit is required whenever electrical work is done. If you hire someone to perform the electrical work, that person is responsible for obtaining the permits and requesting inspections.
No. Only those systems or areas that are replaced or repaired must meet current electrical code.
The National Electrical Code is written by electrical experts in various fields. Originally written as a set of rules for the installation of electrical equipment by insurance companies in 1894, it has evolved into a complex document outlining safe electrical installation.
The electrical inspector will leave a tag indicating whether the inspection passed or failed at the job site.