Once registered, a valid permit is required before you start work on any type of elevating device or electrical or electronic installation in the NWT.
Print the application you need and fill it out. Once complete, include the appropriate fee (which can be found under the fees section), then you can email, fax or deliver your application to:
Electrical/Mechanical Safety Laing Building, 1st Floor Box 1320 Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Issued to a business for electrical installation work needed for day-to-day operation. It also allows Qualified Housing Maintainers to do limited electrical work. Please read All About Annual Permits.
Required for each electrical job in the NWT, whether a new installation, rewiring, or addition to an existing installation.
To ensure that work done follows the permit, code, and is safe for the supply of electric energy and safe to make roughed-in work inaccessible.
Allows a person who owns and lives in a home to work on the wiring of that home. Inspection is still required
For information on Residential Property Owner’s permits, click here.
Required for each installation of an elevating device, whether new or an alteration.
For new technology not covered by the codes and standards, apply for a variance.