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Am I allowed to work on the electrical wiring in my home without a permit?

Always
12%
In most cases
12%
In some cases
48%
Never
21%
Unsure
6%
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Question: Am I allowed to work on the electrical wiring in my home without a permit?
Top Answer (48% of 33 votes): In some cases.

Answer: In most cases
Explanation: depends on comfort level of homeowner
Electrical Services Inc.
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Some municipalities may allow, but it is not recommended.
Construct Boss
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: you can change a broken switch or plug your self if you know what you are doing
D B Electric
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: It depends on the authority having jurisdiction
Advanced Electrical and Energy
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: You should always check with your local permitting office to verify what you can do and what may require someone with a license.
Seabreeze Electric
Answer: Never
Explanation: It must have permit
Gacem Electric
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: In Texas if you own the house and live in it, and it is in an unincorporated area, you do not need a permit.
LED Electrical Services
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