PERMITS & INSPECTION
Electrical contractors can sign up for an online account to manage their permitting process. Through the online account, contractors can purchase a permit, view electrical inspection records, reschedule Or cancel inspections and request New inspections for an existing permit. If you have questions about this online system, call (253) 502-8277.
Effective September 8, 2017, in the interest of worker safety, and in compliance with the Department of Labor And Industries, effective immediately, Tacoma Power will now perform all energized work, disconnects and reconnects of its electrical services. To request an appointment for residential disconnects and reconnect, submit a request.
For these purposes, the definition of "service" is the conductors that extend from the secondary bushings on the transformer to the customer's main breaker. Read more...
Effective August 14, 2017, the Tacoma Electrical Code, Chapter 2.04 of the Tacoma Municipal Code (TMC) is replaced with a new Chapter 12.06A.
All references, links, and documents referencing Chapter 2.04 have been changed or are in the process of being changed to reflect the new Chapter assignment.
For example, TMC Chapter 2.04, Section 2.04.250 is effectively TMC Chapter 12.06A, Section 12.06A.250.