Get electrical permits and schedule inspections

Eligibility

  • You are a homeowner and have successfully passed the homeowner's electrical test.
    Note: You can only wire your principal residence. If the home or any portion is being used as a rental unit, you must hire an electrical contractor.
  • You are a registered electrical contractor, hired to do the electrical work.

Apply for an electrical permit

  1. Complete the electrical permit application.
  2. Submit your completed application and the calculated fee.
    In person: 2251 B 2nd Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon. Our hours are Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Email: buildingsafety@gov.yk.ca
    Fax: 867-393-6249
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Building Safety (C-8)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

Fees

Value of installation

Fee

$500 or less $25
$501 to $600 $27.50
$601 to $700 $30
$701 to $800 $32.50
$801 to $900 $35
$901 to $1,000 $37.50
$1,001 to $3,000 $37.50 plus $3 per $100 value over $1,000
$3,001 to $10,000 $97.50 plus $1.50 per $100 value over $3,000
$10,001 to $50,000 $202.50 plus $1 per $100 value over $50,000
$50,001 to $500,000 $602.50 plus $0.75 per $100 value over $50,000
$500,001 to $3,000,000 $3,377.50 plus $0.25 per $100 value over $500,000
$3,000,000 $15,877.50 plus $0.10 per $100 value over $3,000,000
Minimum permit fee $25
Residential temporary service
(3 months)
$25
Residential temporary service renewal (3 months) $25

Schedule an electrical inspection

Electrical contractors

Submit an electrical declaration form with the required information after each of the following stages for an inspection:

  • rough-in wiring;
  • service wiring; and
  • final finish wiring.

We require 72 business hours notice before the requested inspection date.

Homeowners

Phone with your permit number for an inspection request at these stages:

  • rough-in wiring;
  • service wiring; and
  • final finish wiring.

We require 72 business hours notice before the requested inspection date.

Contact: 

For questions about applying for an electrical permit or scheduling an inspection email buildingsafety@gov.yk.ca or phone: 867-667-5741 or toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5741.