electrical

Residential Electrical permits may be acquired by the property owner or by an electrician who is registered with the PA Office of the Attorney General as a Home Improvement Contractor and who holds a valid electrical contractor license after having successfully passed an examination from another municipality or jurisdiction recognized by the Township of Lower Alsace.  Electrical permits are required for any new work to erect, install, enlarge, alter, convert or replace any electrical system.

The applicant shall first make application to the Lower Alsace Township Code Official and obtain the required permit for the work prior to the start of the work.  Work such as repairing or replacing an individual electrical device, such as a switch or receptacle, does not require a permit.  Any work that requires new wiring or devices / fixtures to be installed does require a permit.

Commercial electrical permits may be acquired by the property owner or by a licensed electrician who holds a valid electrical contractor license after having successfully passed an examination from another municipality or jurisdiction recognized by the Township of Lower Alsace. Commercial electrical permits are required for any new work to erect, install, enlarge, repair, alter, convert or replace any commercial electrical system.  The applicant shall first make application to the Lower Alsace Township Code Official and obtain the required permit for the work prior to the start of the work.


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