General and Minor Electrical Work, as outlined below, do not require a Registered Design Professional.
All electrical work, other than electrical installations of 1,000 KVA or larger, can be performed by a NYC Licensed Master Electrician, with a permit and a required inspection performed by the DOB.
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:
replacement of defective circuit breakers/switches (30amps and under) excluding main service disconnects;
replacement of electrical panels parts (150 volts and under to ground);
replacement of minor elevator parts;
replacement of defective controls (30 amps and under);
repair of defective fixtures;
replacement of fixtures in existing outlets (no more than 5 fixtures; no increase in wattage;
replacement, repair, disconnection or reconnection of motors (1 horsepower and under), and associated devices;
repairs to low pressure heating plants (capacity under 15lbs/sq.in.)
installation of any ten or fewer units not requiring the installation of an additional branch circuit
Installation of motors of fractional horsepower; and
Installation of transformers rated at one thousand volt amperes or less