Electrical Systems work is the new design and installation, alteration, or repair of any electric wires, wiring apparatus and other appliances used or to be used for the transmission of electricity for electric light, heat, power, signaling, communication, alarm and data transmission.
Installation and modification work may also include the necessary equipment, usually consisting of a circuit breaker(s), switch(es), fuse(s) and their accessories, connected to the load end of service conductors to a building or other structure, or an otherwise designated area, and intended to constitute the main control and cutoff of the supply.
No installation and modification to any electrical systems can be performed without a permit and a Licensed Master Electrician.
No installation and modification to any electrical systems can be performed without a permit.
General and Minor Electrical Work, as outlined below, do not require a Registered Design Professional.
General Electrical Work. All electrical work, other than electrical installation of 1,000 KVA or larger, as outline in the scope of work, can be performed by a NYC Licensed Master Electrician, with a permit and a required inspection performed by the DOB.
Minor Electrical Work. Replacement and repairs, listed below, requires a NYC Licensed Master Electrician and an electrical permit, but does not require a DOB Inspection, for this type of work.
Replacement and repairs:
If the installation and modification of electrical systems is comprised of work totaling 1,000 KVA or more, a Registered Design Professional must submit construction documents for approval by the Department in order to obtain a work permit.