Home & Business Owner Basics (Electrical)

Protect the lives of your family — and your property — by making sure you have all the electrical permits, inspections, and approvals required by law.

What's New for Electrical Professionals

Read the latest edition of “Electrical Currents” and view other program announcements.

Electrical Permits, Fees & Inspections

Look at current rates for permits, inspections and related fees. Property owners and electrical contractors can purchase permits, and request inspections online.

Electrical Installation Information

These resources are provided to help give the electrical professional essential information for completing electrical installations.

Electrical Violators

Report unlicensed electrical contractors and electricians or electrical work being done without permits. Look up citations (final judgments) issued to electrical contractors, administrators, electricians, trainees and others who have not followed the electrical compliance laws during the last six years.

Electrical Licensing, Exams & Education

L&I administers electrical certification laws for the state of Washington. Anyone who works in the electrical construction trade must be certified as a journeyman or specialty electrician.

Electrical Laws, Rules & Policies

Get information about the electrical laws, rules, and policies that apply to electrical work and amusement rides.

Electrical Board

See a list of the state Electrical Board members, upcoming meeting dates and agendas.

Electrical Forms & Publications

Download electronic forms for electricians and homeowners about licenses, permits and inspections.

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