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Do I need a permit to install an electrical outlet?

Always
23%
In most cases
17%
In some cases
29%
Rarely
19%
Never
10%
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Question: Do I need a permit to install an electrical outlet?
Top Answer (29% of 47 votes): In some cases.

Answer: In most cases
Explanation: This depends on the location of the homeowner and the local code requirements.
I Mount TVs LLC and Electrical Services
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: depends on situation of project-new construction where the electrical company will need to install a meter there will need to be an inspection preformed on electrical.
Electrical Services Inc.
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Some municipalities do not require a permit, but most do.
Construct Boss
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Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends if you are the legal home owner. If so call the local zoning office up and ask them
D B Electric
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Only if it is a new outlet
My Electrician
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Only if your doing a renovation or add on.
B.E. Installs
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Answer: Always
Explanation: Your local inspection department requires anything that is installed new be inspected which requires a permit.
Seabreeze Electric
Answer: Always
Explanation: Any electrical work must be inspected
Gacem Electric
Answer: Never
Explanation: This is called replacement, no permit needed.
Kristoff Electric
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Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Some cases it require for new installed or new additions to a place . It may be required.
Branch Power Services
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: In Texas if your the owner of the house and live there, and if it's in an unincorporated area, you do not need a permit.
LED Electrical Services
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If the new branch circuit is run
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