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Minneapolis Development Review
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Electrical Permits

For information regarding State of Minnesota licensed electrical contractors in the metro area and State of Minnesota electrical inspections, pleases see the following:

Licensed Electrical Contractors in the Metro Area

Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry (Electrical Inspections) – Emergency Management Notices

Electrical permits are issued by the State of Minnesota, Department of Labor and Industry , Electrical Division. For more information call (651) 284-5026 or go to

Licensing Requirements

Permits for electrical work are issued to electrical contractors who hold a valid electrical contractor’s license issued by the Minnesota State Board of Electricity. Tradespersons working for them must also hold an individual electrician’s license.

To get a contractor’s license, the person who applies must either hold a Class A or Class B Master Electrician’s License or employ someone who does.

To find out if an electrical contractor is licensed by the state, go to

Last updated Aug 29, 2012