Electrical Permits

Electrical permits are required as outlined below:

Bar Harbor Town Code § 70-3

  • Permits are required of any electrical equipment that is installed in, altered, or added to any building, structure or premises
  • Permits are not required for minor repair work such as, but not limited to, the following:
  • The replacement of fuses;
  • The installation of additional outlets;
  • The replacement of existing switches, sockets, outlets and lamps;
  • Repairs to entrance service equipment; and
  • Repairs or installation of radio and low-voltage equipment.
  • Emergency work may be undertaken without first obtaining a permit. A permit must then be obtained as soon as is reasonably possible.
  • No major deviation may be made from the installation described in the permit without the prior written approval of the Electrical Inspector.

Electrical Permit Application

2020 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70